Tag Archive: Martin Niemöller

May 28 2014

Intolerance and the rise of fascism

Tolerance of differing views and opinions is the foundation of a free society.  Throughout history, elimination of opposition through the suppression of free speech has been one of the first steps taken by fascists determined to seize power in order to control a society. People who tolerate intolerance empower these fascists.  If you remain silent …

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