In every age of transition men are never so firmly bound to one way as when they are about to abandon it, so that fanaticism and intolerance reach their most intense forms just before tolerance and mutual acceptance come to be the natural order of things.

Bernard Levin (1928-2004) British journalist, critic, broadcaster, satirist
The Pendulum Years: Britain and the Sixties, ch. 4 (1970)
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