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Robert P. George

Should We Tolerate Evil Opinions? - Robert George on Peter Singer, Abortion, and Seeking Truth

McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University / Founding Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
September 12, 2015

Robert George says we need to defend everyone’s right to present reasons and arguments for even the most abhorrent and evil ideas, such as abortion and infanticide. He uses the example of his colleague Peter Singer to illustrate the importance of devotion to truth.

“I would be the first one in line to oppose the eviction of Peter Singer from Princeton University…. our devotion to truth should be so powerful that we are willing to [listen to what he has to say].”

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