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Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi, Walter Lippmann, William Lloyd Garrison


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"The more is given the less the people will work for themselves, and the less they work the more

their poverty will increase."

-- Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi

(1828-1910) Russian writer




"Whereas each man claims his freedom as a matter of right,

the freedom he accords to other men is a matter of toleration."

-- Walter Lippmann

(1889-1974) American writer, journalist, and political commentator




"Enslave the liberty of but one human being and

the liberties of the world are put in peril."

-- William Lloyd Garrison



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but then, tolstoy is a Christian.


And then again, so was Dostoevsky, who gave us the Grand Inquisitor.


Makes me wonder again, why wasn't Dostoevsky an atheist (or at least ex-christian)? It's like he just missed a little push.

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Mr. Garrison is of course referring to Southern slavery.

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