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Kindly Inquisitors

The New Attacks on Free Thought, Expanded Edition

Jonathan Rauch

“A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. This means we must place no one, including ourselves, beyond the reach of criticism; it means that we must allow people to err, even where the error offends and upsets, as it often will.” So writes Jonathan Rauch in Kindly Inquisitors, wh...
Publish Date
January 23
First Published in 1993
Goodreads rating
Sep 02, 2020
IMO, these are the top 5 books to read for surviving 2020 and beyond: ▫️ The Blank Slate – @sapinker ▫️ Kindly Inquisitors – @jon_rauch ▫️ The Righteous Mind – @JonHaidt ▫️ Higher Superstition – Paul Gross & Norman Levitt ▫️ Cynical Theories – @HPluckrose & @ConceptualJames      source
Jul 11, 2020
Rauch's book Kindly Inquisitors is one of the most valuable books in print, and it is a significant part of the backbone of the true liberal principles that we present in opposition to Critical Social Justice (Wokeness) in our book Cynical Theories.      source
Jan 25, 2021
A great book on freedom of speech      source