On Authority

“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."

Benjamin Franklin, author, political theorist, politician, printer, scientist, inventor, diplomat, and one of the best-known "Founding Fathers" of the United States of America

“Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority."

Thomas H. Huxley, English biologist and early proponent of evolution via natural selection

Published: January 24, 2007 Last updated: January 24, 2007

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