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Noun1.freedom of thought - the right to hold unpopular ideas
human right - (law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law)
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Stepan Arkadyevitch had not chosen his political opinions or his views; these political opinions and views had come to him of themselves, just as he did not choose the shapes of his hat and coat, but simply took those that were being worn.
My political opinions,' says Veneering, not previously aware of having any, 'are identical with those of Lord Snigsworth, and perhaps as a matter of public feeling and public principle, Lord Snigswotth would give me his name.
Tells Podsnap that their political opinions are identical.
As a company of law-makers you may or may not be excellent people--that is, I suppose, according to one's political opinions.
Nine tenths of the people there," I said, "would be of your political opinions, if that's an inducement.
Which belief I take to be a wholesome corrective of all political opinions, and, if held sincerely, to make all opinions equally harmless, whether they be blue, red, or green.
As soon as she reached home Madame Granson had a lively argument with her son, who could not be made to see the connection which existed between his love and his political opinions.
Parents' opinions matter : 75 percent of respondents report parents as biggest influencers on political opinions, with "Teachers and Mentors" coming in second at 43 percent.
The show was an explosive one, with Mai firing plenty of accusations at fellow celebs and discussing her political opinions.
Or have we formed our own independent political opinions concerning national education and schooling, inflation, corporate regulations, land ownership, housing, religious practices, abortion, tax and many other socio-economic issues.
WITH A definitive election looming large over 2014, there was no doubt that the minds gathered at the Jaipur Literature Festival would express their political opinions -- they just couldn't come to any sort of consensus.
The [TSK], carefully detaching itself from any political opinions and formations, serves the Turkish nation with the utmost loyalty.