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John Lennon & Yoko Ono: 'War Is Over! (If You Want It)'

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It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal.- Oscar Wilde

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’The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.’ Mahatma Gandhi 

"This Land is Your Land"

Renounce War

"You must never suggest that ordinary people collaborated. You must never suggest that the people who committed crimes were not monsters but human beings under certain pressures who do not belong to a separate category but are completely normal people." - Louis Malle

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Satyagraha

"The past is never the past. It is always present. And you better reckon with it in your life and in your daily experience, or it will get you. It will get you really bad. It will come and it will devour you, it will remove you from the present. It will steal your future and this happens every day." - Bruce Springteen

(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding

War Is Not The Answer

 

To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance. - Oscar Wilde

 

 

 

Renounce War

"If a majority of workers want a union, they should get a union; it's that simple" ~ Barack Obama, April 2008

 

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Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Police and Thieves.

"I would rather be vaguely right, than precisely wrong." - John Maynard Keynes

Polonius advice to his son Laertes:

"Those friends thou hast and their adoption tried,
Grapple them unto thy soul with hoops of steel."

Polonius' advice:

"This above all—
To thine own self be true;
And it must follow
As the night the day,
Thou canst not then
Be false to any man."

 

Seeräuber Jenny

 

Universal Healthcare

“The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.” - John Maynard Keynes

 

 

 

 

John Lennon Give Peace a Chance Live in Toronto 1969

Give Peace A Chance

"The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor" - Voltaire

The Great Transformation By Karl Polanyi

---MAHALIA JACKSON Live late 1960's--- We shall overcome

 

 

 

Cuba's zunzún or bumblebee hummingbir

War is Over If You Want It

“I was not the one to invent lies: they were created in a society divided by class and each of us inherited lies when we were born. It is not by refusing to lie that we will abolish lies: it is by eradicating class by any means necessary.” — Jean Paul Sartre, Dirty Hands: act 5, scene 3. 1963

What is Property? By P. J. Proudhon

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF THE PEACE - JM Keynes (1920)

1000 artworks to see before you die

Caused by the future adminstration

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead.

Highland clan chief Diarmid MacAulay walks us through his favourite landscapes in Scotland

“He who serves all, best serves himself.” Jack London

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

‘If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?” Tuco from “Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966)

Revolution Number 9 Backwards

SourceWatch

“believe nothing until it has been officially denied.”- Claude Cockburn

Strawberry Fields Forever

Victor Jara - Comandante Che Guevara

Marjorie Cohn is president of the National Lawyers Guild

It's got electrolytes

The dull compulsion of economic relations completes the subjection of the laborer to the capitalist. - Marx

"When you start a war for the wrong reasons, you are responsible for all that follows, even the other side's atrocities." - Michael Neumann

Empire's Military Bases Map

A Campaign to Cut Poverty in the United States in Half in Ten Years

It's Bigger Than Hip Hop

Howl: People vs Ferlinghetti - Final mp3 Beat Generation, etc

"Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little."- Edmund Burke

Glimpses of Nature

Yippie!

"New York City Hippie"

“Labor cannot, on any terms, surrender the right to strike.” —Louis Brandeis, Supreme Court Justice

Steve Earle - City Of Immigrants (Official)

Works in Progress

“The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class” Jack London

"Information is like air. It must be free for all. Forever."

Social Justice Leadership

"Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all." -- Maximilien Robespierre

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - June Jordan

If we are always guided by other people’s thoughts, what’s the good of having our own? -- Oscar Wilde from “A Good Woman” 

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller

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America is gangsterism for the private profit of the few.-Vanessa Redgrave

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"There was never a good war or a bad peace." Benjamin Franklin

It was James Baldwin who said, “People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction.”

"The real difficulty in changing any enterprise lies not in developing new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones." John Maynard Keynes

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. - John Lennon

NO DRAFT, NO WAY!

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. - Isaac Asimov

"War is cruelty and you cannot refine it." - Gen. William T. Sherman 1820-1891

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant

"History is one big smoking gun and the function of the official press is to say this isn't so." - Alex Cockburn

Dovetail Joints

Collective puts Marx's Das Kapital on stage

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"What is capital punishment if not the most premeditated of murders to which no criminal act, no matter how calculated, can be compared."-- Albert Camus

 

"We need to acknowledge, if we are thoughtful people, that terror is everywhere, and has been with us always, and involves all kind of people who later get called men of peace.'"- P. Sabin Willett

The Mindsweep - A Fellatio Rodriguez Film

 

"Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it." - George Bernard Shaw

 

 

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up."- Lily Tomlin

 

No Human Being Is Illegal

"It is so simple a remedy, merely service. Not one ignoble thought or act is demanded of any of all men and women in the world to make fair the world. The call is for nobility of thinking, nobility of doing. The call is for service, and such is the wholesomeness of it. He who serves all best serves himself." - Jack London

 

"Possession is nine tenths of the problem." - Dr. Winston O'Boogie

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“The first revolutionary act is to call things by their true names.”- Rosa Luxemburg

Before You Enlist

“Some men see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say 'Why not?” - George Bernard Shaw

Soldier, We Love You

Like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Barack Obama is capable of being a pragmatic progressive.

The West should feel shame over its collusion with torturers

“In a country where saying publicly that you supported the FMLN could get you killed, alternative media offers the best alternative to the multi-million dollar campaigns of the right,” he said. “The media itself has become a field of battle-and we’re going to win!”

Handful of 20-year HIV survivors hold key to discovering vaccine Researchers are looking into the antibodies that provide natural immunity

El Salvador election: Is this a referendum on Chávez?

Now Coca-Cola feels force of Chavez' colourful revolution

Cabinet Office papers reveal Iraq dossier fears

This Changes Everything: Cannabidiol Now!

Cackpot English Middle Class Conclusion on Pot

Student Loan Debt--A Symptom of the Conservative Welfare State Shift

Feminism and war: confronting US imperialism

Time for Geithner and Bernanke to Go: Haircut Time for Bondholders

Fixing the Fed

Worse than 1929? If government doesn't do more, and fast, the country could be in worse shape than it was during the 1930s.

Police swooped from a patrol car on Wednesday afternoon after the 20-year-old and a friend were picked up on CCTV cameras allegedly acting suspiciously while outside Geralds of Knutsford, a boutique famous among the Bentley and Rolex brigade of the North-west for its bespoke jewellery

Jon Stewart interviews Jim Cramer, unedited & uncensored (part 3)

On President Barack Obama's first day in office, he spoke about the importance of "transparency and the rule of law."

Secret Whitehall emails released yesterday provide damning new evidence that the notorious dossier making the case for invading Iraq was "sexed up".

Chas Freeman Walks the Plank: Obama Caves to the Lobby

Forget what history tells us about the Nordic invaders. New research suggests they were model immigrants who co-existed peacefully with the natives

Bailing Out America's Most Corrupt Capitalists Bottom Feeders at the Trough

Setting an Agenda for Monetary Reform

Bailout Blues: Why Bank Nationalization Makes Sense

“It is not true the Pentagon has no strategy. It has a strategy, and once you understand what that strategy is, everything it does makes sense. The strategy is, don’t interrupt the money flow, add to it.”

Obama should not tamper with Social Security

A whole generation of women is lost to politics

Running on Hope

£50bn of European investment needed to kick-start Saharan solar plan

Mystery solved as tests prove Tsar's entire family was executed

Israel's incoming rightwing government is blind to the country's deteriorating status in the western world

The Battle Over EFCA Has Begun: The First Shot Has Been Fired

Investigation Shines a Harsh Light on the Conduct of Madoff's Lawyer in a Prior Ponzi Scheme Case Madoff and the Sorkin Affair

Welcome to the American business world: If American workers needed a reason to back the Employee Free Choice Act (soon to be considered and voted on by Congress), which would make it easier for them to demand a union and to win a first contract with their employers, and which would finally put teeth in the penalties assessed against employers who violate worker rights, this recession should give it to them.

The Kindly Ones

Public trust eroded by surveillance We should be free to attend a peaceful protest without the risk of being targeted by the police as a troublemaker in the future

The Settler Question: What Israeli Peace Process?

Why Sweden rules the web

Where Are the Workers?

Can we rebuild the labor movement with the Employee Free Choice Act?

Six legs good: They work together so seamlessly that colonies are known as 'superorganisms'.

However, enlightened public opinion, here and abroad will not accept the fact that a racist, neo-fascist politician has Israel’s government in his pocket. No amount of votes and mandates can legitimize racism and chauvinism.

One of every 50 American children experiences homelessness, according to a new report that says most states have inadequate plans to address the worsening and often-overlooked problem.

The ‘f’ word: from ’68 to ’08

Back from the loony bin, yes, again

Higher Pay Equals Higher Productivity: The Minimum Wage Revisited

For Women’s History Month, look to today’s role models

Obama would welcome talks with Taliban moderates

Britain briefed my torturers, says ex-Guantanamo detainee

Ex-UN prosecutor: Bush may be next up for International Criminal Court

Obama will use spring summit to bring Cuba in from the cold US companies are queuing up as the president moves to ease restrictions on travel and trade, raising hopes of warmer relations and an end to the embargo

Defectors expose plans of Germany's 'real' Nazis

"N'kosi sikelel'i Africa" means "God bless Africa".

Obama's Recovery Plan Save Us From Those Who Would Save Us

'We could surrender - or stand and fight'

Arthur's army: The strike that rocked Britain

The Doctor's Dining Room Chronicles: Remove the Handle From the Health Insurance Misery and Death Pump

A Christian painter who could not see the light in Palestine

Employee Free Choice Act: Fight of a Lifetime?

We agreed deal with Thatcher government - Scargill

Frank Lloyd Wright's private life was even more unforgettable than his buildings

If it weren’t for the fact that hard work is the fetish virtue of the most powerful empire, it might not even rank as a virtue.

British scientists search for life forms hidden more than 400,000 years ago beneath Antarctic ice

Axed

News World news United States: Jailed for a MySpace parody, the student who exposed America's cash for kids scandal

It’s time to put a stop to this farce.

If not quite a South Asian Somalia, as India’s ruling party has alleged it to be, Pakistan doesn’t currently present too pretty a sight.

Rising to the Occasion

Revealed: police databank on thousands of protesters

The Vindication of Crystal Eastman: How Capitalism Feels in the Head

Remembering a Red From Reds

Stewart Destroys CNBC

Major companies accused of colluding to 'blacklist' troublesome workers

Camera-Shy Coppers: On Financial Fools Day

Supreme Court rules patients can sue drug makers

China crisis as economy crumbles

A Bank Bailout That Works

How we all lost when Thatcher won With 25 years' hindsight, Maggie's bitter victory over the striking miners unleashed forces that led directly to this economic crisis

In the Suburbs of Lahore: My Day at the Terror "Charity"

Why It's Not a Conflict Between Fish and People: The California Water Wars

Obama’s housing plan is a good foundation

"I won't always be skint, but they'll always be scabs."

In Baltimore, No One Left to Press the Police

AIG: Billions Dished Out in the Dark

The Yoo-Bybee Memoranda Blueprints for a Police State

Crisis of Faith

Ending Business as Usual: Apartheid Week

Obama reverses Bush decision on endangered species act

Andy Stern's SEIU vs. Breakaway Health Workers: Slugging It Out in California

Only Medicare for All Can Achieve Administration's Goals

Opening the Files on Bush's Secrets

The Rand Papers on Iraq and Afghanistan: The Banality of Occupation

Pakistan's drift into the hands of extremists

We Came an Inch from Martial Law, Bush Justice Department Memos Reveal

New York Legislature to Vote on Overhauling Draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws

So Karl Marx was right after all

Senate Backs D.C. Voting Rights, But Some Local Activists Call for Statehood

Campaign Against Obama Health Plan Run By Notorious Conservative PR Firm

Cheney Deposition Is Ordered in Lawsuit by Protester

Cabinet reshuffle in Cuba as Raul does it his way

Married gay couples sue U.S. seeking federal rights

So you drive a Prius, eat organic and boycott anything made in China – but will that help to fight climate change? Simon Usborne faces the facts many ecologists would rather ignore

"The Ultimate Aim is the Transfer of Arab-Israelis": Ethnic Cleansing and Israel

Cost of locking up Americans too high - Pew study

Medvedev says US offered no trade-off on Iran

The Best Journalism You'll Write is Priceless: Payday as the Enemy of Truth

Israel may face war crimes trials over Gaza

Single-Payer Health Care Reform

The Supreme Court Confronts a Mystery

Obama Comes Out Swinging

There Is No Social Security Crisis

Revolutionizing Primary Healthcare

Power Shift is What Democracy Looks Like

"He gets that disappointed parent look, and then you better go find an answer."

These bankers are lucky that they are not going to jail

Opening the Files on Bush's Secrets

President Barack Obama has thrown down the gauntlet to the American Right not only by tying the current economic crisis to the recklessness of the past eight years under George W. Bush but by tracing it back further to the anti-regulatory, anti-labor and anti-government policies of Ronald Reagan.

Talking Union

Scientists' stem cell breakthrough ends ethical dilemma

USA/Canada Start Daylight Saving Time on March 8, 2009

Health Care Reform Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Keeping Some Ideas Off the Table America's: Stupid Health Care Debate

Israel's death squads: A soldier's story

Examine the Pope's words, and there's only one thing to conclude

Obama tells powerful lobbies: Bring it on

$3.55T Obama Budget Repeals Bush Tax Cuts for Wealthy

Irish gangsters have staged the biggest cash robbery in the history of the Republic, stealing up to €7 million from the Bank of Ireland in Dublin's College Green early today.

Reconstruction under way in Cuba

Woman Who Called for Help Assaulted By Police; Police Suing TV Station that Exposed Them

Lab Test: Who Profits From Scientific Research?

Groups Request Special Prosecutor for Bush, Cheney, et alia

A Contract Campaign Across Unions

Clark Little's photographs of breaking waves

Et Tu, Daniel? The Betrayal of the Sandinista Revolution

Worse Than Expected on the Economy

Warning to the US: beware treating Afghanistan like Iraq

The Coup Five Years On: Haiti's Harsh Realities

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros 'Get Down Moses'

James Galbraith: "We are at the beginning of a long, profound, painful process of change."

U.S. to yield marijuana jurisdiction to states

We did hand over terror suspects for rendition, Hutton admits

New University of Wisconsin-Madison student constitution voted down

The dinosaur hunter

On the surface, Milk isn't a terribly complicated film.

Did the US Learn Anything in Iraq?

A bill to save our liberties: Our new freedom bill calls on the government to repeal the tide of legislation that has stripped away our rights

Smokey Robinson: Cruisin' [Live 1979]

British firm Artemis turns BMW 5 series into a 'wave power' hybrid car

Outmanned and Outgunned: When People are Fired Illegally

Hacker loses latest extradition battle

Words facing extinction: 'Dirty' will be scrubbed from the English dictionary

Is an Unelected Former General Running the Country?

Skeet Surfin'

San Francisco Chronicle owner warns of sale or closure of historic newspaper

Nick Rivers singing "Straighten the Rug"

Layoffs are miserable for those who go as well as those who stay

Fossil embryos provide clues to evolution of live birth in vertebrates

Obama Should Keep His Hands Off Social Security

"For This I Blame America" - Afghanistan: Chaos Central

How Silly Can You Get

OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE PLAN EXPECTS AN INDIVIDUAL MANDATE.

Reviving the WPA Program: I was a Writer for the Government

Police release Guantanamo detainee

Spend This Night With Me

One More Time! The Intelligence is Wrong

Tutti Frutti

Renew auto industry with single payer health care

Amnesty calls on US to suspend arms sales to Israel

Top Secret: "A Bad Movie"

Top Secret Are You Lonesome Tonite parodia Nick Rivers

The Language of Looting

Nationalize Failing Banks? Think Twice

Sun Rises, Market Falls

A Closer Look at the Employee Free Choice Act

"Johnny Appleseed"

Willesden to Cricklewood

Ramshackle Day Parade

"Poverty is the worst form of violence."- Gandhi

Time for universal care

In 2007, 62 per cent of the population ‘had a good opinion’ of Besancenot, and he has recently been voted ‘best opposition voice’ because of his outspoken support for strikes and immigrant movements.

The Only Answer to Organized Greed: Why America Needs Labor Unions

The Economists Who Missed the Housing Bubble Are Coming After Your Social Security

Everyone is equal in their suffering during wartime

Our Choice, Our Future - Four Freedoms, Four Changes

Looting Social Security

Marijuana is California's largest cash crop. It's valued at $14 billion annually, or nearly twice the value of the state's grape and vegetable crops combined, according to government statistics.

There is a Grandeur in This View of Life: Darwin's Living Legacy

Attenborough: Genesis? It can go forth and multiply

"Evolution is not just a theory ... it is a historical fact,"

"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.'
- Thomas Paine

'Hay que endurecerse sin perder jamás la ternura jamás.' (One has to grow hard but without ever losing tenderness.) - Ernesto "Che" Guevara

"The United States is the only wealthy, industrialized nation that does not have a universal health care system."

"The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth." - Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Agony and Desperation Madoff's Victims

What Can Be Done? (Part Five) Investing with Madoff

Google allows armchair art lovers to visit Prado collection online (8 pictures)

Rockefeller Drugs Laws: Ripe for Reform

More from "The Corner"

Begged, Borrowed & Stolen: The Socha Film Project

"Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”- King

The Power of Nonviolence

"When the guns boom, the arts die." - playwright Arthur Miller

"Positive liberty is often described as personal ability to achieve certain ends, while negative liberty is described as freedom from being forcibly prevented from achieving those ends."

Forty-Eight: The Movie about Katherine Bruens

“Neither the colourless vagueness of cosmopolitanism nor the fierce self-idolatry of nation worship is the goal of human history.”- Rabindranath Tagore

The Corner (new documentary to be filmed in San Francisco)

"The crimes of the US throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them" - Harold Pinter

"A clever man solves a problem; a wise man avoids it." Einstein

The New Deal was, for the most part, phenomenally successful, but there are many ways it could have gone further or been better organized -- failings it is critical we avoid this time around.

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is a reality." Yoko Ono

Muir Beach in Marin California

Tagore put it succinctly: “Neither the colourless vagueness of cosmopolitanism nor the fierce self-idolatry of nation worship is the goal of human history.”

"The universe we observe, if properly understood, has all the properties we should expect if there is no purpose, no design, no evil, and no good. Nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. Each form eternally destroyed while others take its place." - Darwin

Darwin at 200: a family celebration

"Does not Dionysius seem to have made it sufficiently clear that there can be nothing happy for the person over whom some fear always looms?"- Cicero, Tusculan Disputations 5.1

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night. Edgar Allan Poe

Land and Freedom {1:44:26}

COYOTE DREAMS: NIGHT IN OLEMA VALLEY

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. shaking hands at the Capitol Building March 26th, 1964

“…it’s hard to build your soul when everyone around you is trying to sell theirs.” - William Deresiewicz

The Disadvantages of an Elite Education

Power in the desert: solar towers will harness sunshine of southern Spain

Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are - St. Augustine of Hippo

Jean Renoir's Grand Illusion

“He who serves all, best serves himself.” Jack London

Quite Early Morning

Empire Falls

We call on the next U.S. President and administration to engage in a new foreign policy based on these five core principles.

Going Down To Cuba Live

The Recurring Myth of Peak Oil

How I Won The War (1967) Parts 1-11

Nickel and Dimed from The American Ruling Class!

Doctor's Orders: Health Coverage for Everyone

When you start a war for the wrong reasons, you are responsible for all that follows, even the other side's atrocities.

All the experts admit that we should legalise drugs

Social Security: Here today, still here tomorrow

"Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me."

"Money As Debt"

My Life, By Fidel Castro with Ignatio Ramonet

"What we have in this country is socialism for the rich and free enterprise for the poor." Gore Vidal

Do do do do do do- oh yeah!

No One Is Safe: The Ruling Class Unleashed

"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi

EVERY EXPERIENCED politician knows the axiom: He who chooses the members of a commission determines its conclusions in advance.

"It is easy to see that the rich have a great distaste for their country's democratic institutions," wrote Alexis de Tocqueville in his classic 19th century treatise, Democracy in America. "The people are a power whom they fear and scorn."

"Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings." - Cassius

"The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves" -. Eric Hoffer

"Our lives are worth more than their profits" - Olivier Besancenot..

"I turned down the OBE because it's not a club you want to join when you look at the villains who've got it. It's all the things I think are despicable: patronage, deferring to the monarchy and the name of the British Empire, which is a monument of exploitation and conquest." - Ken Loach

Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. Maximilien Robespierre

The abortion ship's doctor

" Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. "- John Lennon

In what turned out to be his final performances, Bruce took to reciting (with a thick German accent) lines from a poem by the Trappist monk Thomas Merton — a meditation on the high-ranking Nazi official Adolf Eichmann. “My defense? I was a soldier. I saw the end of a conscientious day’s effort. I watched through the portholes. I saw every Jew burned and turned into soap. Do you people think yourselves better because you burned your enemies at long distances with missiles? Without ever seeing what you’d done to them?” - Lenny Bruce

Legalise all drugs: chief constable demands end to 'immoral laws'

The Case for Universal Health Care

Imagine Peace

We must engage in the Long Resistance to this current world war, using every nonviolent means to bring about its end.

Bring On The Lucie (Freda People)

“Never believe anything until it’s officially denied.”

"Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force." George Bernard Shaw

A Feather From The Sky

Five More Minutes

The mouse that shook the world

Five More Minutes

The Last Antiwar Poem

"Wichita Vortex Sutra"

Helen Caldicott speaks up for us

Nuclear Energy: Still a Bad Idea

"We should take care, in inculcating patriotism into our boys and girls, that is a patriotism above the narrow sentiment which usually stops at one's country, and thus inspires jealousy and enmity in dealing with others... Our patriotism should be of the wider, nobler kind which recognises justice and reasonableness in the claims of others and which lead our country into comradeship with...the other nations of the world. The first step to this end is to develop peace and goodwill within our borders, by training our youth of both sexes to its practice as their habit of life, so that the jealousies of town against town, class against class and sect against sect no longer exist; and then to extend this good feeling beyond our frontiers towards our neighbours." Lord Baden-Powell

 

"it takes two to speak the truth, one to speak and another to hear"
- henry david thoreau

“. . . the ever memorable and blessed Revolution…A city cemetery could contain the coffins filled by that brief Terror which we have all been so diligently taught to shiver at and mourn over; but all France could hardly contain the coffins filled by that older and real Terror -- that unspeakably bitter and awful Terror which none of us has been taught to see in its vastness or pity as it deserves.” -- Mark Twain

 

Human Rights

It has been said, "if you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are." Let us understand that to live is a human right. We have a right not to be killed; others have also have a right not to be killed.

Poet John Donne's line "never send to ask for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee," says it well.

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. - Oscar Wilde, An Ideal husband, 1893

 

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