Knowledge vs. Belief

John Locke

‘The greatest part cannot know, and therefore they must believe.’

– John Locke, the ‘father of liberalism’, explaining that the basis of a free society is naive faith in myths created by others for the purpose of manipulation and control.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_locke
http://www.chomsky.info/articles/199107–.htm

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