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There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation.
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Herbert Spencer

English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)

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