"The question has already catalyzed something of an intellectual civil war in Europe, with the European Parliament recently rejecting, across party lines, any treaty that includes ISDS. Protesters opposed to it have swamped the streets in Berlin, Paris and Brussels and written hundreds of letters in opposition to what they see as the imposition of shadowy “corporate courts” that can be used to undermine laws and regulations and compromise national sovereignty."
We must become the change we want to see in the world.
Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.
- Carl Sagan
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
- Buckminster Fuller
We are not taught to be thinkers, but reflectors of our culture. Let's teach our children to be thinkers.
- Jacque Fresco
What kind of competition is there in your body? Suppose your brain said ' I'm the most important organ, and the liver said 'I am, and I want to go in a free enterprise-system.' You would rot away in a month, if every organ of your body, were out for itself.
- Jacque Fresco
You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of madness.
- Thomas Sankara
Art is the affirmation of life.
- Alfred Stieglitz
They could be made to accept the most flagrant violations of reality ... and were not sufficiently interested in public events to notice what was happening.
- George Orwell