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March 2, 2011

“The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning many, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood sucking parasites.’”
– Larry Hardiman

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.” MLK Jr.

“Feminism is the radical notion that women are people.”
– Cheris Kramarae and Paula Treichler

“It would truly be a great piece of foolishness to protect oneself from a few violent people, a few idlers and some degenerates, by opening a school for idleness and violence and forming a body of cut-throats, who will get used to considering citizens as jail bait and who will make hunting people their principal and only occupation.” – Errico Malatesta

“What would we do if space aliens had come down and were changing  the   climate?  We would know  exactly what to do.  We would attack them.” -Derrick Jensen

“During the feminist revolution, the battle lines were again simple. It was easy to tell the enemy, he was the one with the penis. This is no longer strictly true. SOME men are okay now. We’re allowed to like them again. We still have to keep them in line, of course, but we no longer have to shoot them on sight.”
– Cynthia Heimel

“We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us.”
– Bobby Seal

“It is often said that anarchists live in a world of dreams to come, and do not see the things which happen today. We see them only too well, and in their true colors, and that is what makes us carry the hatchet into the forest of prejudices that besets us.” – Peter Kropotkin


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