Friday, December 12, 2003

"The question is whether we are to abandon the standards and habits of a free society, fleeing the risks of freedom for the deadlier risks of opression. The question is whether we are to relinquish the standards of Jefferson for those of Torquemada."

"Down there in the jungles, unregenerate, ingenious, tricky, as tiny as a louse or a termite, and as hard to get at, emerged a strange creature whose potency we had almost forgotten: man."—I.F. Stone

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