Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Not More Zealous

Men are not more zealous for truth than they often are for error, and a sufficient application of legal or even of social penalties will generally succeed in stopping the propagation of either.

-- John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873), English political philosopher and economist who was an advocate of utilitarianism, On Liberty (1859) Chapter II, Of The Liberty Of Thought And Discussion

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