“Laws which prescribe what everyone must believe, and forbid men to say or write anything against this or that opinion, are often passed to…” — Art of Quotation

“Laws which prescribe what everyone must believe, and forbid men to say or write anything against this or that opinion, are often passed to gratify, or rather to appease the anger of those who cannot abide independent minds” Baruch Spinoza, Dutch, philosopher

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