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Posted By Don Boudreaux On September 21, 2011 @ 11:45 am In Civil Society,History,Hubris and humility,Scientism | Comments Disabled

… is from page 798 of Will & Ariel Durant’s 1965 book The Age of Voltaire [1]:

History would be worthless to us if it did not teach us to keep on our guard against the natural intolerance of an orthodoxy wielding power.

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