GOVERNACIDE: “The Republic has no need for scientists.”

http://www.executedtoday.com/2010/05/08/1794-antoine-laurent-lavoisier-father-of-modern-chemistry/

1794: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, father of modern chemistry
May 8th, 2010 

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On this date in 1794, French scientist Antoine Laurent Lavoisier was guillotined in Paris for “adding water to the people’s tobacco.

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Lavoisier’s appeal for a stay of execution to complete some experiments met a brusque refusal from the people’s tribunal: “The Republic has no need for scientists.”

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Remember that whenever you’re dealing with a mob.

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