Hundreds of sites refer to it. We have referred to it. Yet, it is gone. With this man's vision for the future, someone better lend him a pair of glasses.
Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors? Fallible men, governed by bad passions, by private as well as public reasons. And why subject it to coercion? To produce uniformity? But is uniformity of opinion desirable? No more than of face and stature.
- Thomas Jefferson
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