„There always comes a time in history when the person who dares to say that 2+2=4 is punished by death.“

—  Albert Camus, Context: There always comes a time in history when the person who dares to say that 2+2=4 is punished by death. And the issue is not what reward or what punishment will be the outcome of that reasoning. The issue is simply whether or not 2+2=4.
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—  Samuel Adams American statesman, Massachusetts governor, and political philosopher 1722 - 1803
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