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

  • suppression only encourages heresy
  • 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'
  • it may be true 'it is complete freedom to refute which allows us to assume its truth for the purposes of action'
  • it may be true but the real meaning may be lost 'deep slumber of decided opinion'

3. Where does Mill say 'everyone who receives the protection of society owes a return for the benefit'?

  • IV
  • III

4. Why is individuality important to society?

  • it is 'quite the chief ingredient of individual and social progress'
  • we need odd people to challenge custom

5. Where does Mill say that liberty involves 'pursuing our own good in our own way' and 'framing the plan of our life to suit our own character'?

  • I
  • III


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