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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:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.




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Quotes for: education


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Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.





Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.





Education is another sun to those who are educated.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.











Quotes for: society


Quotes

Quotes for: society


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.





Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.





Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.





Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.











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Noam Chomsky also said...


Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control.





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





As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.





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.





I was never aware of any other option but to question everything.





Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.












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