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Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.

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A. Whitney Griswold

Alfred Whitney Griswold (27 October 1906 - 19 April 1963) was an American historian and educator, and President of Yale University

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  • Mark Verrell
    Are the people who have torn down removed the statues of southern civil war heros failed to view this quote without bias? Is the environment all the more barren for the absence of these statues?? Peace to all 
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