"No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, that man may be governed by reason and truth. Our first object should therefore be, to leave open to him all the avenues to truth. The most effectual hitherto found, is the freedom of the press. It is, therefore, the first shut up by those who fear the investigation of their actions." --Thomas Jefferson to John Tyler, 1804.

60 years on

Check this out from 1950, and what’s changed and what hasn’t. The things mentioned, and the things not yet conceived of.

A short video, but a fine history lesson.

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