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2. 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'
  • it may be true 'it is complete freedom to refute which allows us to assume its truth for the purposes of action'
  • most views hold part of the truth but not all and need combining with others
  • suppression only encourages heresy
  • 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'

3. Where does Mill say that inaction can be just as bad as action?

  • I
  • IV

4. What does Mill compare man to in contrast to a machine?

  • a tree
  • a river

5. Where can tyranny of the majority be found, other than in law?

  • in 'prevailing opinion and feeling'
  • in published work and custom


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