Intellectual freedom means the right to re-examine much that has been long taken for granted. A free man must be a reasoning man, and he must dare to doubt what a legislative or electoral majority may most passionately assert.

Justice Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954) US Supreme Court Justice
American Communications Association v. Douds, 339 U.S. 382 70 S. Ct. 674, 94 L. Ed. 925 (1950)
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