Archive for September 17th, 2015

The framers of the constitution knew human nature as well as we do.  They too had lived in dangerous days;  they too knew the suffocating influence of orthodoxy and standardized thought.  They weighed the compulsions for restrained speech and thought against the abuses of liberty.  They chose liberty.
    —    William O. Douglas
On This Day In:
2014 Lost Anything Lately?
A Life Of Science
2013 Serve The World
2012 Acquaintance, n.
2011 On Why His Father Was A Great Teacher
A Baker’s Dozen

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