Quotation by Noam Chomsky

The principle that human nature, in its psychological aspects, is nothing more than a product of history and given social relations removes all barriers to coercion and manipulation by the powerful.
Noam Chomsky (b. 1928), U.S. linguist, political analyst. Reflections on Language, ch. 3 (1976).

Chomsky was arguing against the theory of determinism in psychology.
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