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John Stuart Mill
Even where freedom of speech and conscience are not curtailed by law,
there is another kind of censorship that is just as destructive to progress.
by John Stuart Mill 1806-1873
Liberty and Prosperity
The Boldness of Junius Mauricus
Pliny admired Julius Mauricus because he spoke his
mind, and Emperor Nerva because he let him.
by Pliny the Younger ?62-?114
Extracts from Literature
Philosopher and social activist John Stuart Mill discusses the most liberating kind of education.
John Stuart Mill reminds us that governments and the courts must never be
allowed to criminalise matters of belief or opinion.
Those in Power may imagine that a docile and compliant public
makes Government run more smoothly, but a society of that kind just won’t move forward.
Character and Conduct
The people who oil the wheels of society are not the people
who never give offence, they are the people who never take any.
by Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882
The Copy Book
Think and Speak