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Thrust of argument: Noam Chomsky has pointed out that we should always be ready to and allowed to challenge authority which claims the right to preside over us. Direction of resistance / implied resistance: All proclaimed authority must be open to being challenged to prove its legitimacy.


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Removal of resistance: Chomsky gives the example of stopping a child from doing something dangerous to itself - as an obvious example of legitimate authority. Unification: Chomsky points out that a lot of 'authority' today is far from legitimate and a lot of adults are being treated like children, by governments, corporations and many other institutions.
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