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Noam Chomsky

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Biography - Noam Chomsky:

American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, political activist and social critic.
Born: 1928
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

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In the literal sense, there has been no relevant evolution since the trek from Africa. But there has been substantial progress towards higher standards of rights, justice and freedom - along with all too many illustrations of how remote is the goal of a decent society.
Noam Chomsky




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control. ”
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If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.”
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.”
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The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.”
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Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.”
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Propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.”
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