27 May 2010

Extending unlimited tolerance to those who are intolerant

"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."

Quote from "The Open Society and Its Enemies: The Spell of Plato" by Karl Popper

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