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    "Orwell would take these oxford weenies down in three moves" Do you think? "If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." "At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas which it is assumed all right-thinking people will accept without question. It is not exactly forbidden to state this or that or the other, but it is ?not done?? Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing, either in the popular press or in the highbrow periodicals." "Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows"

    from the article: Oxford Union reportedly invited Holocaust denier Irving to speak
    First published 00:00 12.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 12.10.07
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