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Quote Left Our civilization has decided that determining the guilt or innocence of men is a thing too important to be trusted to trained men. When it wants a library catalogued, or the solar system discovered, or any trifle of that kind, it uses up its specialists. But when it wishes anything done which is really serious, it collects twelve of the ordinary men standing round. The same thing was done, if I remember right, by the Founder of Christianity. Quote Right
Quote Left He had the courage to admit that a terrible wrong had been done to our country and people through the imposition of the system of apartheid, Quote Right
Quote Left The change of mind I am talking about involves not just a change of knowledge, but also a change of attitude toward our essential ignorance, a change in our bearing in the face of mystery. The principle of ecology, if we will take it to heart, should keep us aware that our lives depend on other lives and upon processes and energies in an interlocking system that, though we can destroy it, we can neither fully understand nor fully control. And our great dangerousness is that, locked in our selfish and myopic economies, we have been willing to change or destroy far beyond our power to understand. Quote Right
Quote Left His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge. Of contemporary literature, philosophy and politics he appeared to know next to nothing. Upon my quoting Thomas Carlyle, he inquired in the naivest way who he might be and what he had done. My surprise reached a climax, however, when I found incidentally that he was ignorant of the Copernican Theory and of the composition of the Solar System. That any civilized human being in this nineteenth century should not be aware that the earth travelled round the sun appeared to me to be such an extraordinary fact that I could hardly realize it. You appear to be astonished, he said, smiling at my expression of surprise. Now that I do know it I shall do my best to forget it. To forget it! You see, he explained, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things, so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it. Now the skillful workman is very careful indeed as to what he takes into his brain-attic. He will have nothing but the tools which may help him in doing his work, but of these he has a large assortment, and all in the most perfect order. It is a mistake to think that that little room has elastic walls and can distend to any extent. Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones. But the Solar System! I protested. What the deuce is it to me? he interrupted impatiently: you say that we go round the sun. If we went round the moon it would not make a pennyworth of difference to me or to my work. Quote Right
Quote Left Such is the remorseless progression of human society, shedding lives and souls as it goes on its way. It is an ocean into which men sink who have been cast out by the law and consigned, with help most cruelly withheld, to moral death. The sea is the pitiless social darkness into which the penal system casts those it has condemned, an unfathomable waste of misery. The human soul, lost in those depths, may become a corpse. Who shall revive it? Quote Right
Quote Left Existence, as we know it, is full of sorrow. To mention only one minor point every man is a condemned criminal, only he does not know the date of his execution. This is unpleasant for every man. Consequently every man does everything possible to postpone the date, and would sacrifice anything that he has if he could reverse the sentence. Practically all religions and all philosophies have started thus crudely, by promising their adherents some such reward as immortality. No religion has failed hitherto by not promising enough the present breaking up of all religions is due to the fact that people have asked to see the securities. Men have even renounced the important material advantages which a well-organized religion may confer upon a State, rather than acquiesce in fraud or falsehood, or even in any system which, if not proved guilty, is at least unable to demonstrate its innocence. Being more or less bankrupt, the best thing that we can do is to attack the problem afresh without preconceived ideas. Let us begin by doubting every statement. Let us find a way of subjecting every statement to the test of experiment. Is there any truth at all in the claims of various religions Let us examine the question. Quote Right
Quote Left I think we're just trying to keep it simple. At this point of the season, we have to just trust our system and go out and play. Quote Right
Quote Left Man knows that there are in the soul tints more bewildering, more numberless, and more nameless that the colors of an autumn forest....Yet he seriously believes that these things can every one of them , in all their tones and semi-tones, in all their blends and unions, be accurately represented by an arbitrary system of grunts and squeals. He believes that an ordinary civilized stockbroker can really produce out of his own inside noises which denote all the mysteries of memory and all the agonies of desire. Quote Right
Quote Left For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can't readily accept the God formula, the big answers don't remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command or faith a dictum. I am my own God. We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. Quote Right
Quote Left The system -- the American one, at least -- is a vast and noble experiment. It has been polestar and exemplar for other nations. But from kindergarten until she graduates from college the girl is treated in it exactly like her brothers. She studies the same subjects, becomes proficient at the same sports. Oh, it is a magnificent lore she learns, education for the mind beyond anything Jane Austen or Saint Theresa or even Mrs. Pankhurst ever dreamed. It is truly Utopian. But Utopia was never meant to exist on this disheveled planet. Quote Right
Quote Left Women's sex-partner numbers are dependent on things other than attractiveness. Because of the way that the sexual system in humans works, women are choosy. They are being sexually competed for . They have to be wooed and all that. Quote Right
Quote Left Few white citizens are acquainted with blacks other than those projected by the media and the so—called educational system, which is nothing... Quote Right
Quote Left Let us be very careful not to fall into the trap of the world. The world views things only relative to man and to self. The Word of God views things relative to the Father, Son, and Spirit. Mankind is not the center of all things. No matter how great anyone's name might become, it is still far behind His. Our name comes from His life the name of our Lord comes from the resurrection--the event unique to Him. The world has a problem it seeks to honor, uphold, exonerate and generally praise itself. Our place and the place of the entire world system is to praise and exalt God. When people of the Bible caught a glimpse of Him, their lives were changed. Perhaps our lives remain stagnate because we do not spend enough time looking at Him. Quote Right
Quote Left What the city of Charlotte has done is sell their system as a quality of life issue. Quote Right
Quote Left Under the rule of the free market ideology, we have gone through two decades of an energy crisis without an effective energy policy. Because of an easy and thoughtless reliance on imported oil, we have no adequate policy for the conservation of gasoline and other petroleum products. We have no adequate policy for the development or use of other, less harmful forms of energy. We have no adequate system of public transportation. Quote Right
Quote Left The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his own education Quote Right
Quote Left The older dictators fell because they could never supply their subjects with enough bread, enough circuses, enough miracles and mysteries. Nor did they posses a really effective system of mind-manipulation. Under a scientific dictator, education will rea Quote Right
Quote Left I would like to suggest that the history of science is the history of an enlarging understanding of the universe, its evolution, its history, and its structure. We have engaged the universe at the very limits of our capacity. We have explored the world of the microcosm and the world of the macrocosm. We have found at both extremes incredible complexity. The universe, beginning from an unimaginably hot and dense singularity, evolved through a series of stages, each producing the condition necessary for the succeeding stage. Our sun, our solar system, our planet, our own beings are all late stages of this evolving universe. The insights of cosmology and theoretical astronomy have served to tie us ever more tightly into the emerging story of the universe itself. The history of the universe is our history. We emerged from the same vast processes that created galaxies and suns and stars and planets. We are all of us recycled stardust. Quote Right
Quote Left And don't tell me God works in mysterious ways', Yossarian continued 'There's nothing mysterious about it, He's not working at all. He's playing. Or else He's forgotten all about us. That's the kind of God you people talk about, a country bumpkin, a clumsy, bungling, brainless, conceited, uncouth hayseed. Good God, how much reverence can you have for a Supreme Being who finds it necessary to include such phenomena as phlegm and tooth decay in His divine system of Creation? What in the world was running through that warped, evil, scatalogical mind of His when He robbed old people of the power to control their bowel movements? Why in the world did He ever create pain? Quote Right
Quote Left -and that 90 percent of the arrangements for an attack on the United States were complete. The color-coded warning system is not raised. The Homeland Security secretary, Tom Ridge, does not attend the announcement. Number eight. July 6, 2004. Democratic p Quote Right
Quote Left It is impossible for capitalism to survive, primarily because the system of capitalism needs some blood to suck. Capitalism used to be like an eagle, but now it's more like a vulture. It used to be strong enough to go and suck anybody's blood whether they were strong or not. But now it has become more cowardly, like the vulture, and it can only suck the blood of the helpless. As the nations of the world free themselves, the capitalism has less victims, less to suck, and it becomes weaker and weaker. It's only a matter of time in my opinion before it will collapse completely. Quote Right
Quote Left By his machines man can dive and remain under water like a shark; can fly like a hawk in the air; can see atoms like a gnat; can see the system of the universe of Uriel, the angel of the sun; can carry whatever loads a ton of coal can lift; can knock down cities with his fist of gunpowder; can recover the history of his race by the medals which the deluge, and every creature, civil or savage or brute, has involuntarily dropped of its existence; and divine the future possibility of the planet and its inhabitants by his perception of laws of nature. Quote Right
Quote Left That's the kind of God you people talk about - a country bumpkin, a clumsy, bungling, conceited, uncouth hayseed. Good God, how much revernece can you have for a supreme being who finds it necassary to include such phenomena as phlegm and tooth decay in His system of creation? Quote Right
Quote Left The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations. Quote Right
Quote Left The longer you stay in the mall, the longer your children will have to listen to holiday songs on the mall public-address system, and many of these songs can damage children emotionally. For example: 'Frosty the Snowman' is about a snowman who befriends some children, plays with them until they learn to love him, then melts. Quote Right
Quote Left It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good. Quote Right
Quote Left Animal model systems in cancer research have been a total failure…not a single essential drug for the treatment of human cancer was first picked up by an animal model system. All of the drugs in wide current clinical use were only put into animal model systems after finding clinical clues to their therapeutic possibility. The money was spent…for two main reasons. First, it was a highly profitable undertaking for certain medical schools and research institutions that were incapable of doing any genuine cancer research. Second, it was sustained by a superstitious belief in a grossly unscientific notion: mice are miniature men…in sum, from the standpoint of current scientific theory of cancer, the whole mystique of the animal model systems is hardly more than superstitious nonsense…the moral is that animal model systems not only kill animals, they also kill humans. There is no good factual evidence to show the use of animals in cancer research has led to the prevention or cure of a single human cancer. Quote Right
Quote Left A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor. Quote Right
Quote Left America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers. Quote Right
Quote Left The moral immune system of this country has been weakened and attacked, and the AIDS virus is the perfect metaphor for it. The malignant neglect of the last twelve years has led to breakdown of our country's immune system, environmentally, culturally, politically, spiritually and physically. Quote Right
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Quote Left "We're apart of the damned, confined within a decrepit, democratic cycle of discrete systemic suppression." Quote Right
Quote Left I'm not saying spirituality is all about sex and sensuality, but I also am saying spiritual experience and mental health organic systems are about everything excluding sex and sensory intelligence. Quote Right
Quote Left I am not surprised at the social distancing solution imposed to curb the corona virus, the world is so designed, I am surprised by the christian who have become weakened by the world system to accept this as a solution Quote Right
Quote Left Eye Exercise Ain Mashaq directly affects the central nervous system and it has reversible and irreversible side effects. Quote Right
Quote Left The friend we trust the most is the one from whom we should stay alert "twenty-four seven" cause our Immune system is responsible for life-threatening reactions. Quote Right
Quote Left Relationships are delicate treasures best preserved and cherished when you find a way to not disturb anyone’s ecosystem. That’s what enables you keep and carry forward the good people you meet in the journey called ‘Life’ Quote Right
Quote Left Love does not condemn , but the conscience of the mind is a ruthless dictator which does not rest until it’s demands are met. The conscience of mind promises nothing except the religion of perfectionism which is the most oppressive system to life. It assumes the role as the antagonist or the victim of neither which know peace. The laws of love is universal and never changing, but the laws of the conscience of mind is whatever it percieves as truth. Quote Right
Quote Left wa nafakhtu fihi min ruhi (Surah Sad, 72). ka matlab respiratory system ka active hona hai. I activated respiratory system in him. Quote Right
Quote Left It is ridiculas believing that we are aborigines of the earth.We are imposed on this planet from anywhere else Out of solar system. Quote Right
Quote Left I despise it when we as a society blame good cops or good teachers when something terrible happens because we tend to forget that they work in a system that does not provide them with many options Quote Right
Quote Left I'm not ok over a generation that's self destructing and I'm not ok over how easily accessible guns are to youngsters and I'm not ok that 1 out of 4 of us youngsters suffers from some major mood disorder and I'm not ok that those who don't seek help or feel like the health or educational system has failed them act irrationally and hurt themselves or somebody else and the fact that this keeps happening year after year after year has to stop Quote Right
Quote Left Unmet expectations damage the immune system. Quote Right
Quote Left I am increasingly sensitized by the inability of the human majority. The dreams dreamed of by this majority are immensely poorer than reality. When we dream for the future, we always see it develop under a monotonous and weak system, not innovative. So it is not surprising that in the next hundred years, with a sequence of at least three destructive moments per se: at first the human spirit, successful, live on the street, in prison and in the newspapers. Quote Right
Quote Left Beware of people who blindly follow the rules. These are the most dangerous people who believe they do good things while being ardent servants of the system. Most rules are created to limit and enslave people, while actually protecting the system not the people. Quote Right
Quote Left I can give up on system, I can give up on almost neone, but don't think I will ever give up on myself and that is what makes me keep going!! Quote Right
Quote Left When I was naive and thought the justice system was really about justice and bringing the bad guy down, I thought prison was a place of rehabilitation. Quote Right
Quote Left We agree the justice system is broken and it is due to an uneducated police force and an inexperienced judicial system as well as mass corruption. It is rich white kids who dominate law and become prosecutors, lawyers, politicians and judges in America. What do these people know about poverty, or the world, or adversity? These people are rather sheltered and know little about the lifestyles of the people they are condemning. Quote Right
Quote Left Beings with high intellectual capacity, capable of communicating for long distances, through technology use a system to highlight self-discoveries so as not to affect the free will of the contacted person, making it seem that the reasoning ... Raciocinio ... is of the receiver itself. Quote Right
Quote Left The bar association is mainly a lobbying group, and since most politicians are members it's pretty easy to get laws passed that benefit lawyers. The result is an overly litigious legal system that destroys lives instead of creating harmony. Quote Right
Quote Left Rampant implicit bias throughout a system designed to only acknowledge overt, blatant racism makes confrontation necessary. Quote Right
Quote Left i am not a patriot because i support the system , rather am i because i do not oppose the regime, i am because i fight for the sovereignty of citizens, the rule of the majority and the protection of the minority Quote Right
Quote Left we fight the regime not because we terrorist but patriots of the state who just can not seat allow the regime corrupt the system putting our efforts to vein Quote Right
Quote Left Pace of life slow or fast, keep your Journey continue whether slow or fast but not stop untill you reach your destiny.if you have stopped don't worry again reasume your journey yeah a Journey which everybody has to compelete no matter how the circumstance is ,so carry on on on in the way of sun dawn to dusk .daily as the rotation of solar system continue ... Quote Right
Quote Left Hell is mutual baptism by ego-centric fire. Heaven is coarising baptism thru EarthCentric flowing clear streams of cloudy smoke-ring networked diastatic color eco-mutual identity, or something thereabouts. Not a prophecy, just a harmonic resonance, for lack of better polycultured ecosystemic words. Quote Right
Quote Left Be a poet for the people - not for the system Silent One Quote Right
Quote Left The first step to beating the system is realizing you are in one. Quote Right
Quote Left ''Contemplate LIFO'' Last In-First Out--inventory control system that could apply to us. Quote Right
Quote Left Bicamerally balanced heart and soul intelligence speak through bionically fractal mind and natural systemic information language. Quote Right
Quote Left We are born into a system that choose school over mental care, so shut up and do your homework. Quote Right