Thursday, May 23, 2019


Bad and Immoral Men

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873), On Liberty (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1865), p. 31:
The worst offence of this kind which can be committed by a polemic, is to stigmatize those who hold the contrary opinion as bad and immoral men. To calumny of this sort, those who hold any unpopular opinion are peculiarly exposed, because they are in general few and uninfluential, and nobody but themselves feels much interest in seeing justice done them...

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