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First Principles: Be Leery of Transferring Political Disagreements Into Personal Hatred

“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: To Hold That Argument May Be Won By Force Is To Admit the Right To Silence People By Force

“If you admit that to silence your opponent by force is to win an intellectual argument, then you admit the right to silence people by force.” – Hans Eysenck (1916-1997)      

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First Principles: Separation Between Politics and Personalities

“It’s been a great source of pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents  who have not had the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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