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Douglas on freedom

From 1957 interview.

“The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.”

The Right of the People (1958)

“As nightfall does not come all at once, neither does oppression. In both instances there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air – however slight – lest we become unwitting victims of the darkness.”

–September 10, 1976 letter to the Washington State Bar Association

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