It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain opinions makes it impossible to earn a living.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) English mathematician and philosopher
“Free Thought and Official Propaganda,” lecture, South Place Institute, London (24 Mar 1922)

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2 Responses to “Free Thought and Official Propaganda,” lecture, South Place Institute, London (24 Mar 1922)

  1. *** Dave says:

    Hat tip to Dave Newman, who spotted the cite here (and who also discovered problems with commenting).

  2. Archival quality

    So, in continuing to stamp on occasional fires in my blogs, Dave N. noticed that one of the WIST quotes we were discussing yesterday was missing. Odd. Poked around…

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