Thursday, June 30, 2005

Opposition unites, proposition divides.

Sunday, June 26, 2005

"Be quick to learn and slow to judge" 1

1. Unknown

Friday, June 24, 2005

"It's ok to take a step backward when you'er standing on the edge of a cliff" 1

1. Unknown.

Thursday, June 23, 2005

"what sort of world is it, he asks, where we are told to believe that 'bombing is security', tht 'racism is crime fighting', that 'sweatshops are efficiency'? 'When things are this absurd' he says, 'we forget what evil is'. 1

1. Reverent Billy, June 2005. The Ecologist.
"We subsidise every cow in the EU by $2.50 a day and force the vast majority of peasants in Africa and Asia off their land to live on less than $1 a day." 1

1. Ziauddin Sardar, December 2005. Terrorists R US, Adbusters.
"the ledger is not complete until all the externalities are published" 1

1. Todd Boyle Deceber 2005, Adbusters.
"One day, I went fishing with Dad. As I was walking along behind him I was dragging my spear on the beach which was leaving a long line behind me. HE told me to stop doing that. HE continued telling me that if I made a mark, or dig, with no reason at all, I've been hurting the bones of the traditional people of tht land. We must only dig and make marks on the ground when we perform or gather food." 1

1. Galarrwuy Yunupingu, son of the Austrailian Aboriginal artist Mungurrawuy
"We the people must win control f society's most powerful means of expression. Without the ability to share our ideas and opinions, we cannot debate issues of make informed decisions." 1

1. Adbusters, Let's fight for a new human right
"[For the] Zapatistas...solidarity meant people making their own revlutions in ways which were relevant to their own lives. They argued that the fight for a new world, which would embrace the dignity of all, would need to be plural and diverse. Indeed was a fight for a world in which many worlds were possible." 1

1. Days of Dissent, The emergence of a global movement.
"False common interests weaken us, blur things and benefit the opponent - this is why they should be separated by space time and form of action." 1

1. Days of Dissent, We will disrupt this conference.

John Gray - ideas

"What does economic development mean at a time when the way of affluent societies is ceasing to be sustainable? IF scarcity of energy is going to shape our future, should we not be reinventing our cities as places of high-density living, where people can live o nfoot? Does a middle-ranking country such as Britain need a new generation of nuclear weapons?" 1

1. John Gray, 6 June 2005. NS, Essay.