Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Speaking truth to somebody …

… Solitary Praxis: 1956 - 21 June - Arthur Miller v. HUAC.

Miller's standing up against HUAC was genuinely admirable, because ruthless bullying — which is what HUAC was doing (and in a bipartisan manner) — is not the way to combat your philosophical antagonist. But only a fool would mistake Congress for a gathering of the wise.

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