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2. Where does Mill use the phrase 'purely personal conduct'?

  • IV
  • II

3. Where does Mill use the phrase 'despotism of custom'?

  • III
  • IV

4. Where does Mill say 'no person is an entirely isolated being'?

  • IV
  • III

5. Which of the following is not a reason Mill gives for why we should not stifle opinion?

  • it may be true but the real meaning may be lost 'deep slumber of decided opinion'
  • most views hold part of the truth but not all and need combining with others
  • it may be true but 'if it is not fully, frequently and fearlessly discussed, it will be held as dead dogma, not a living truth'
  • suppression only encourages heresy
  • it may be true 'it is complete freedom to refute which allows us to assume its truth for the purposes of action'


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