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William Orville Douglas



    I sat some minutes, lost in my thoughts of the beauty of the place.

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    The dissent we witness is a reaffirmation of faith in man; it is protest against living under rules and prejudices and attitudes that produce the extremes of wealth and poverty and that make us dedicated to the destruction of people through arms, bombs, and gases, and that prepare us to think alike and be submissive objects for the regime of the computer.

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    The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.

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