Home
logo
English German French
language
Noam Chomsky

Quote of Noam Chomsky - Citizens of the democratic societies should...


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

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




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Die Bürger demokratischer Gesellschaften sollten Kurse für geistige Selbstverteidigung besuchen, um sich gegen Manipulation und Kontrolle wehren zu können.

French
Les citoyens des sociétés démocratiques devraient prendre des cours d’auto-défense intellectuelle pour se protéger contre la manipulation et le contrôle.




See also 

See also...






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.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

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



View quote

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



View quote

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.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

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



View quote

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



View quote







Quotes for: Democracy


Quotes

Quotes for: Democracy


The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Amongst democratic nations, each new generation is a new people.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote







Quotes

Noam Chomsky also said...


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




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




View quote
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.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
I was never aware of any other option but to question everything.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
Propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote







info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email