The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
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In the US, there is basically one party - the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population.
Humans have certain properties and characteristics which are intrinsic to them, just as every other organism does. That's human nature.
If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long.
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.
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The 'anti-globalisation movement' is the most significant proponent of globalisation - but in the interests of people, not concentrations of state-private power.
Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are.
But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
I worked with a group of people who argued day and night - professors, officials, the Minister of Finance - but there were decisions that I had to make.
No emancipation without that of society.
When I first left Iran at the age of 13, Iran had become such a shining star - it was the point to which all my desires and dreams returned.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.