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The idea of authority is hotly contested by the young, who fail to see that it is just as necessary as the idea of non-authority or freedom. This is true whether it is imposed on us by the higher laws governing existence or by other persons who are qualified to do so or even imposed by ourselves in the form of ideals and standards.

-- Notebooks Category 13: Human Experience > Chapter 3 : Youth and Age > # 16

-- Perspectives > Chapter 13: Human Experience > # 47