Morally, a philosopher who uses his professional competence for anything
except a disinterested search for truth is guilty of a kind of treachery.
- Bertrand Russell
There can be no liberty for a community which lacks
the information to detect lies.
- journalist and social philosopher Walter Lippmann, 1919
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among
their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
- William H. Beveridge, 1944
To understand 9/11 is to understand much.
- 911 University, 2004