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First Principles: If the Freedom of Speech Is Taken Away Then Dumb and Silent We May Be Led, Like Sheep To the Slaughter

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington

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Thought For the Day: The Justification and the Purpose of Speech…Is To Prevent Error and Discover Truth

“The justification and the purpose of freedom of speech is not to indulge those who want to speak their minds. It is to prevent error and discover truth. There may be other ways of detecting error and discovering truth than … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Without Deviation, Without Exception, Without Any Ifs, Buts, or Whereases, Freedom of Speech Means That You Shall Not Do Something To People Either For Views They Express, Or the Words They Speak Or Write

“Without deviation, without exception, without any ifs, buts, or whereases, freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they express, or the words they speak or write.” – Justice Hugo L. Black … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Freedom of Thought There Can Be No Such Thing As Wisdom; and No Such Thing As Public Liberty, Without Freedom of Speech

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” -Benjamin Franklin (1722)

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First Principles: Without Freedom of Thought There Can Be No Such Thing As Wisdom; and No Such Thing As Public Liberty, Without Freedom of Speech

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)

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First Principles: Without Freedom of Thought There Can Be No Such Thing As Wisdom; and No Such Thing As Public Liberty, Without Freedom of Speech

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)

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First Principles: Freedom of Speech May Be Taken Away and Dumb and Silent We May Be Led Like Sheep To the Slaughter

“For if Men are to be precluded from offering their Sentiments on a matter, which may involve the most serious and alarming consequences, that can invite the consideration of Mankind, reason is of no use to us; the freedom of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Freedom of Thought There Can Be No Wisdom

“Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)    

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First Principles: Absent Freedom of Thought and Speech There Is No Wisdom or Public Liberty

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)      

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Thought For the Day: Freedom of Speech Is For All Or It Is For None

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” – Noam Chomsky, linguistics professor and political activist (b. 7 Dec 1928)      

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