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The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
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Noam Chomsky

United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)

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