Soren KierkegaardSoren Kierkegaard, (1813-1855) Danish philosopher

Soren Kierkegaard Quote

“People hardly ever make use of the freedom they have, for example, freedom of thought; instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.”

Soren KierkegaardSoren Kierkegaard
~ Soren Kierkegaard

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RobertSRQ    11/9/07

The inclination must be there before they can think freely and before that happens they must indulge

J Carlton, Calgary

Unfortunately most of us are educated in State run schools which teach that the State is wonderful, and not much else. Critical thinking isn't on the menu.

warren, olathe

Have to have the ability to think before you can exorcise the freedom of though.

Dana, Lincoln

I find it ironic that those who scream loudest for freedom of speech are the same who would control thought.

Ken, Allyn, WA

Isn't that the truth, Dana? It seems to be that the only people who are likely to be the targets of the PC censors are those who are able to think. Every fool is allowed to spew nonsense, however.


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