Bracing against the wind  

Tuesday, March 18, 2003

Relevent Quotes

Ripped unabashedly from dafrhi's post:

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise,
we don't believe in it at all.
~ Noam Chomsky

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people
what they do not want to hear
~ George Orwell

What good fortune for those in power that people do not think.
~ Adolf Hitler

Naturally, the common people don't want war ... but after all it is
the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a
simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or
a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.
Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of
the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they
are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism
and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in every
~ Hermann Goering

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind
~ Albert Camus

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