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On Religious Intolerance -- Daniel J. Boorstin



http://pandemo.livejournal.com/663330.html

I have observed that the world has suffered far less from ignorance than from pretensions to knowledge. It is not skeptics or explorers but fanatics and ideologues who menace decency and progress. No agnostic ever burned anyone at the stake or tortured a pagan, a heretic, or an unbeliever.
    -- Daniel J. Boorstin
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