The open society and its enemies

15 November, 2015 at 16:37 | Posted in Politics & Society | Comments Off on The open society and its enemies

Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them … We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.

Karl Popper The Open Society and Its Enemies (1945)

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