Simon Schama Quote: “Growing up in Britain as a…”

Growing up in Britain as a rather loose Jew, the two things that didn’t belong together were freedom and religious intensity. In America, they do. The Founding Fathers made a bet that if you didn’t force everyone to profess religion in their own particular way, you could protect intellectual freedom, and religion would flourish.

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Name: Simon Schama
Profession: Historian
Nationality: British
Birthday: February 13, 1945
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