“We shall have our follies without doubt. Some one or more of them will always be afloat. But ours will be the follies of enthusiasm, not of bigotry … bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant.

Education & free discussion are the antidotes of both.

We are destined to be a barrier against the returns of ignorance and barbarism.”

Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 1 August 1816

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