Quote I – Mencken

H.L.Mencken (1880-1956) – „The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And even if he is not romantic personally he is very apt to spread discontent among those who are.“

About Paul Jacko

Jacko was born in Czechoslovakia not long before the communist putsch in February 1948. He studied industrial chemistry there and left in 1969 for Australia, where he became a lawyer and established his own practice. He has now retired and beside hunting, fishing, camping, prospecting and playing golf he amuses himself by writing.
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3 Responses to Quote I – Mencken

  1. T.Samson says:

    People used to be able think, a long time ago. Too late now for any fancy writing.

  2. O. Salem says:

    Well selected!

  3. Bula billa says:

    Not sure how many men like that still exist. TV makes up the mind for the silent majority.

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