I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere.
Quote by Noam Chomsky
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The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.
If you are working 50 hours a week in a factory, you don't have time to read 10 newspapers a day and go back to declassified government archives. But such people may have far-reaching insights into the way the world works.
There are two problems for our species' survival - nuclear war and environmental catastrophe - and we're hurtling towards them. Knowingly.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
Concentration of executive power, unless it's very temporary and for specific circumstances, let's say fighting world war two, it's an assault on democracy.
Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Knowledge is generally considered a good thing so, presumably, knowing more about how the U.S. thinks and operates around the world is also good.
Ability to speak out loud is the possibility to be successful.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
The Internet didn't get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet. The point is, is that when we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative, but also because we do things together.
Giving someone a one-time stimulus check, or a one-time tax cut that expires doesn't allow the predictability that business needs.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
To get forward doesn't necessarily mean forward movement. Reversing doesn't mean you are going back.