Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
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There are two problems for our species' survival - nuclear war and environmental catastrophe - and we're hurtling towards them. Knowingly.
We can, for example, be fairly confident that either there will be a world without war or there won't be a world - at least, a world inhabited by creatures other than bacteria and beetles, with some scattering of others.
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.
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 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.
I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere.
I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
The government of Israel doesn't like the kinds of things I say, which puts them into the same category as every other government in the world.
In the late 1990s, some of the worst terrorist atrocities in the world were what the Turkish government itself called state terror, namely massive atrocities, 80 percent of the arms coming from the United States, millions of refugees, tens of thousands of people killed, hideous repression, that's international terror, and we can go on and on.
My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe.
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.
Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.
Humility is truth.