Realist Utopia

Political realism is also a utopia, one with a lot of blood on its hands.
Jacques Rancière

Civic Miseducation

If schools were, in fact, democratic there would be no need to bombard students with platitudes about democracy.
Chomsky

We Govern

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Religion’s Double

Men never do evil so completely & cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction.
Pascal

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Scientific Way

There is no royal road to science, and only those who do not dread the fatiguing climb of its steep trails have a chance of gaining its luminous summits.
Marx

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Difference Dimension

In vision, as in social life, difference adds dimension.

A.R.T.

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Nice Hypocrisy

A little hypocrisy and a little compromise oil the wheels of social life.
Gregory Bateson

#twisdom #compromise

Others Teach

It is just because my next door neighbor has never been to college that he is good for me.
Mary Parker Follett

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