Comment: All that sentence means is that "Orthodoxy" is dangerous

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All that sentence means is that "Orthodoxy" is dangerous

... and the bigger the reach of the orthodoxy in question, the bigger the danger.

So it's a statement about orthodoxy per se, not any particular belief system.

Everyone is entitled to their beliefs, obviously.

The thrust of this whole piece is that if one's fundamental orientation is toward freedom, including freedom of thought, then one cannot consistently (and effectively) belittle the views of those who see freedom differently from oneself...