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Conscience and Majority Rule – “To Kill a Mockingbird” – Harper Lee

May 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Democracy, Humanism, Morality, Philosophy

Atticus: They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions… but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.

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