Zechariah Chafee, Jr.Zechariah Chafee, Jr., (1865-1957) American professor of law, judicial philosopher, civil rights advocate

Zechariah Chafee, Jr. Quote

“Freedom from something is not enough. It should also be freedom for something. Freedom is not safety but opportunity. Freedom ought to be a means to enable the press to serve the proper functions of communication in a free society.”

Zechariah Chafee, Jr.Zechariah Chafee, Jr.
~ Zechariah Chafee, Jr.

Nieman Reports, April 1948

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

Freedom from anything is an abstract distraction that does not relate to liberty. Freedom is a positive attribute which denotes freedom to. Free to succeed, free to fail, etc. Safety and security are most recognized as a result of freedom.

J Carlton, Calgary

Freedom is the life blood of any economy and successful social order.

jim k, Austin

Our "Free Press" serves the Obama administration, period.

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RBESRQ    1/5/10

Tell that to Rupert Murdoch - can you believe he once supported the British Labour Party - The FCC was obviously paid-off.

Ronw13, Oregon

With Freedom to report the truth, security inters the room. As to whose security, that is the question. Always Question authority !


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