Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.
The tragedy of our day is the climate of fear in which we live, and fear breeds repression. Too often sinister threats to the bill of rights, to freedom of the mind, are concealed under the patriotic cloak, of anti-communism.
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.
Because we believe in the free mind we are also fighting those who, in the name of anti-Communism, would assail the community of freedom itself.