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I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized
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"I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized"

- John Stuart Mill

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John Stuart Mill's quote suggests that no neighborhood has the right to impose its own standards of civilization on another. He indicates that each community ought to be permitted to establish its own culture and worths without disturbance from outside forces. This idea remains in line with Mill's belief in specific liberty and self-determination. He believed that individuals must be free to pursue their own interests and develop their own worths without interference from the state or other communities. Mill's quote likewise suggests that requiring a community to adopt a specific set of worths or standards of civilization is incorrect and can cause injustice and injustice. He thought that each community needs to be permitted to develop its own culture and worths without disturbance from outside forces. This quote is a tip that each neighborhood must be appreciated and permitted to establish its own culture and values without interference from outdoors forces.

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John Stuart Mill This quote is written / told by John Stuart Mill between May 20, 1806 and May 8, 1873. He was a famous Philosopher from England. The author also have 44 other quotes.

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