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" ... the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market, and that truth is the only ground upon which their wishes safely can be carried outy! "
Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany - Page 124
edited by - 1982 - 357 pages
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Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer on Charges Made Against ..., Volumes 1-2

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules, Alexander Mitchell Palmer - 1920
...truths. " Men may come to believe, even more than they believe the very foundations of their conduct, that the ultimate good desired is better reached by...best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market." This apothesis of truth, however, shows n blindness...
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The Foundations of Social Science: An Analysis of Their Psychological Aspects

James Mickel Williams - Social psychology - 1920 - 494 pages
...faiths, they may come to believe even more than they believe the very foundations of their own conduct that the ultimate good desired is better reached by...trade in ideas — that the best test of truth is the power of thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market and that truth is the only...
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The Church and Industrial Reconstruction

Committee on the War and the Religious Outlook - Christian sociology - 1920 - 296 pages
...believe the very foundations of their own conduct that the ultimate good desired is better realized by free trade in ideas — that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market. . . . That, at any rate, is the theory of our...
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Mexico and the Caribbean ...

George Hubbard Blakeslee - Caribbean Area - 1920 - 363 pages
...trust my ideas will be received under the admitted limitation, so ably expressed by Mr. Justice Holmes, "that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market." It is my conviction that the American people...
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Freedom of Speech

Zechariah Chafee - Freedom of speech - 1920 - 431 pages
...faiths, they may come to believe even more than they believe the very foundations of their own conduct that the ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas—that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition...
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The Journal of International Relations, Volume 11

George Hubbard Blakeslee, Granville Stanley Hall, Harry Elmer Barnes - International law - 1921
...trust my ideas will be received under the admitted limitation, so ably expressed by Mr. Justice Holmes, "that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market." It is my conviction that the American people...
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America Faces the Future

Durant Drake - Nationalism - 1922 - 339 pages
...faiths, they may come to believe even more than they believe the very foundations of their own conduct that the ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideals — that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition...
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Media Accountability and Freedom of Publication

Denis McQuail - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 366 pages
...assessment of the positive and negative consequences of media market forces. NOTES 1. Holmes argued that 'the ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas . . . the best test of truth is the power of thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the...
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The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power

Laura S. Underkuffler - Law - 2003 - 179 pages
...States, 250 US 616, 630 (1919) (Holmes, J., dissenting) (constitutionally protected free speech assumes that 'the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market'). In Thomas Emerson's famous formulation, freedom...
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The Wheel of Law: India's Secularism in Comparative Constitutional Context

Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2003 - 324 pages
...A contrast between Holmes and Lincoln is worth pondering. Holmes wrote in his famous Abrams dissent that "the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market." Abrams at 630. Inasmuch as the Constitution...
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