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Old 09-27-2007, 09:21 PM   #45
John Galt
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I think that ideas, no matter how extreme, should never be condemned for their own sake. The primary hallmark of true intelligence, in my opinion, is the ability to entertain ideas contrary to your own without necessarily accepting them.

Acting on extremist, especially violent extremist, ideals and carrying out physical violence against other people or repressing ideas contrary to the worldview you espouse, IS morally wrong.

Wer mit Ungeheuern kämpft, mag zusehn, dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird. Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein. -Friedrich Nietzsche, Jenseits von Gut und Böse
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