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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

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Propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
Noam Chomsky




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La propagande est à la démocratie ce que la matraque est à la dictature.”
Noam Chomsky




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Quotes for: Democracy:


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Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control. ”
Noam Chomsky
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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.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”
Albert Einstein - The World as I See It
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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.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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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.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.”
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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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The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.”
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