Voltaire essay on general history


The Survival of a Fitting Quotation    
" T here is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance—that principle is contempt prior to investigation."
    —  Herbert Spencer    
About this article Most members of . are familiar with this oft repeated quote. The concept has become part of the . way of life. However, the research of Michael StGeorge† makes it plain that Herbert Spencer didn't write it.
†Mr. StGeorge is not an . member so his full name is used here .    The Survival of a Fitting Quotation By Michael StGeorge

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Voltaire essay on general history

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