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Archive for April, 2015

To Change Something

‘You never change something by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.’

Buckminster Fuller
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor

The Most Heroic Word

‘The most heroic word in all languages is revolution.’

Eugene Victor Debs
American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States 

Authentic Love

‘Authentic love flows freely and naturally, having no demands because it has no insecurities.’

Vernon Howard
American spiritual teacher, author, and philosopher

An Act Of Kindness

‘No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.’

Ancient Greek story teller credited with a number of tales now collectively known as Aesop’s Fables

Art And The Ultimate Goal Of All Revolutions

‘Inasmuch as art preserves, with the promise of happiness, the memory of the goal that failed, it can enter, as a regulative idea, the desperate struggle for changing the world. Against all fetishism of the productive forces, against the continued enslavement of individuals by the objective conditions which remain those of domination, art represents the ultimate goal of all revolutions—the freedom and happiness of the individual.’

Herbert Marcuse
German American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory

People Living Deeply

‘People living deeply have no fear of death.’

Anaïs Nin
Author born to Cuban parents in France and established as a writer in the United States

When Health Is Absent

‘When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.’

Greek physician deemed to be the first anatomist