"I believe humans are hard-wired to compete, consume and ultimately destroy the planet.... That biological urge can only be transcended with a spiritual fire. People have to recognize that our obligation to the rest of the planet demands sacrifice, demands sublimating our biological drives, which otherwise guide most of our decisions." -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
"Dissent without resistance is consent." -- Henry David Thoreau
"But I say, looking about me in this incubator of future citizens, that signs are signs, and that some of them are lies." -- Donald Barthelme, from "Me and Miss Mandible"
"I know a lot of people say, 'I'm not interested in politics', but to them I reply, 'Possibly not, but politics is very interested in you.'" -- John Peel