Sunday, September 27, 2009

Divinipotent About Book Burning

“Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.”
~ Heinrich Heine

It's Banned Books Week. Go here for ideas about how you can fight censorship.

"You see these dictators on their pedestals, surrounded by the bayonets of their soldiers and the truncheons of their police. Yet in their hearts there is unspoken - unspeakable! - fear. They are afraid of words and thoughts! Words spoken abroad, thoughts stirring at home, all the more powerful because they are forbidden. These terrify them. A little mouse - a little tiny mouse! - of thought appears in the room, and even the mightiest potentates are thrown into panic."
~ Winston Churchill

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