„The human soul has need of truth and of freedom of expression.“

Draft for a Statement of Human Obligation (1943), Statement Of Obligations
Kontext: The human soul has need of truth and of freedom of expression.
The need for truth requires that intellectual culture should be universally accessible, and that it should be able to be acquired in an environment neither physically remote nor psychologically alien.

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„If there is no freedom of expression, then the beauty of life is lost. Participation in a society is not an artistic choice, it’s a human need.“

—  Ai Weiwei Chinese concept artist 1957

Solway, Diane. “Enforced Disappearance.” W Magazine, November 2011.
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„The human soul has need of consented obedience and of liberty.“

—  Simone Weil French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist 1909 - 1943

Draft for a Statement of Human Obligation (1943), Statement Of Obligations
Kontext: The human soul has need of consented obedience and of liberty.
Consented obedience is what one concedes to an authority because one judges it to be legitimate. It is not possible in relation to a political power established by conquest or coup d'etat nor to an economic power based upon money.
Liberty is the power of choice within the latitude left between the direct constraint of natural forces and the authority accepted as legitimate. The latitude should be sufficiently wide for liberty to be more than a fiction, but it should include only what is innocent and should never be wide enough to permit certain kinds of crime.

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„Somehow freedom for religious expression has become freedom from religious expression.“

—  Dinesh D'Souza Indian-American political commentator, filmmaker, author 1961

Quelle: Books, What's So Great about Christianity (2007), Ch. 3
Quelle: What's So Great About Christianity
Kontext: Today courts wrongly interpret separation of church and state to mean that religion has no place in the public arena, or that morality derived from religion should not be permitted to shape our laws. Somehow freedom for religious expression has become freedom from religious expression. Secularists want to empty the public square of religion and religious-based morality so they can monopolize the shared space of society with their own views.

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„An important assumption underlying our commitment to freedom of expression is that truth is a process, not a product.“

—  Alan M. Dershowitz American lawyer, author 1938

Quelle: Shouting Fire: Civil liberties in a Turbulent Age (2002), p. 149

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„Religion is a need of the human soul.“

—  Hazrat Inayat Khan Indian Sufi 1882 - 1927

Vol. IX - The Unity of Religious Ideals, Part I : Seeking for the Ideal http://wahiduddin.net/mv2/IX/IX_5.htm.
The Spiritual Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan
Kontext: Religion is a need of the human soul. In all periods and at every stage of the evolution of humanity there has been a religion which people followed, for at every period the need for religion has been felt. The reason is that the soul of man has several deep desires, and these desires are answered by religion.
The first desire is the search for the ideal. There comes a time when man seeks for a more complete justice than he finds among men, and when he seeks for someone on whom he can rely more surely than he can on his friends in the world. There comes a time when man feels a desire to open his heart to a Being who is above human beings and who can understand his heart.

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„I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of mankind — the landscape of the human soul.“

—  Martha Graham American dancer and choreographer 1894 - 1991

I Am A Dancer (1952)
Quelle: Blood Memory
Kontext: I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of mankind — the landscape of the human soul. I hope that every dance I do reveals something of myself or some wonderful thing a human being can be.

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„People of faith--all faiths--need to understand that everyone, including the unbeliever, has a basic human right to religious freedom.“

—  Robert P. George American legal scholar 1955

Twitter post https://twitter.com/McCormickProf/status/949813370651336707 (6 January 2018)
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„The human soul has need of security and also of risk. The fear of violence or of hunger or of any other extreme evil is a sickness of the soul. The boredom produced by a complete absence of risk is also a sickness of the soul.“

—  Simone Weil French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist 1909 - 1943

Draft for a Statement of Human Obligation (1943), Statement Of Obligations
Kontext: The human soul has need of disciplined participation in a common task of public value, and it has need of personal initiative within this participation.
The human soul has need of security and also of risk. The fear of violence or of hunger or of any other extreme evil is a sickness of the soul. The boredom produced by a complete absence of risk is also a sickness of the soul.

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„My soul has gained the freedom of the night.“

—  Elizabeth Bibesco writer, actress; Romanian princess 1897 - 1945

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Haven (1951)

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„Only in an atmosphere of freedom can the creative genius of the human spirit find full expression.“

—  Walter Reuther Labor union leader 1907 - 1970

Address before the Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi, India, April 5, 1956, as quoted in Walter P Reuther: Selected Papers (1961), by Henry M. Christman, p. 135
1950s, Address before the Indian Council on World Affairs (1956)

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„The need to make music, and to listen to it, is universally expressed by human beings.“

—  Lewis Thomas, buch The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

"The Music of This Sphere"
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Kontext: The need to make music, and to listen to it, is universally expressed by human beings. I cannot imagine, even in our most primitive times, the emergence of talented painters to make cave paintings without there having been, near at hand, equally creative people making song. It is, like speech, a dominant aspect of human biology.

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„Social media amplifies both the good side and the dark side of human nature. … Notwithstanding human ignorance, freedom of expression is essential.“

—  Newton Lee American computer scientist

Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness (2nd Edition), 2014

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