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Re: [BKARTS] Minsky rant



It is impressive and inspiring! Click on the link.

Angela O. Harkavy
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "S Rotolo" <suzarte@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 12:13 AM
Subject: Re: Minsky rant


> Fine rant. Excellent point. The internet is no substitute for 
> scholarship.
> SRotolo
> On Mar 16, 2006, at 12:00 AM, BOOK_ARTS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> 
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 15 Mar 2006 07:55:12 -0500
> > From:    Richard Minsky <minsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Essential Liberty
> >
> > Marc wrote:
> >
> >> They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little >temporary 
> >> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
> >> Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
> >
> > Ben Franklin was literate. That misquote is not. Even if the quote 
> > from that source had been copied correctly, the attribution to 
> > Franklin is a supposition denied by Franklin in a letter to his friend 
> > David Hume.
> >
> > You can read my rant on this subject at Gary Frost's website:
> > http://www.futureofthebook.com/stories/storyReader$605
> >
> > There you will also see the correct version of the text as originally 
> > printed, in a scan from my copy of the 1759 edition.
> >
> > --
> > Richard
> > http://minsky.com
> > http://centerforbookarts.org
> >
> >
> 
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