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While everyone well knows himself to be fallible, few think it necessary to take any precautions against their own fallibility, or admit the supposition that any opinion, of which they feel certain, may be one of the examples of the error to which they acknowledge themselves to be liable.  Absolute princes, or others who are accustomed to unlimited deference, usually feel this complete confidence in their own opinions on nearly all subjects.
    —   John Stuart Mill
From:  “On Liberty”
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2012 Never, Never, Never
2011 Testing 1, 2, 3

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