Whose Press

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.

A.J. Liebling

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Choice Illusion

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow lively debate within it.
Noam Chomsky

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Language World

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Drafting Firsts

Writing is producing shitty first drafts.
Anne Lamott

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Real Fiction

Fiction is usually truer than journalism.
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

New Natural

What’s new & useful needs no “radical” or “innovative” label.
A.R.T.

Truth & Difference

It is the harmonizing not the ignoring of difference that leads to truth.
Mary Parker Follett

#twisdom #difference #pols

True Fiction

Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
Picasso

#twisdom #art

Write Fierce

Prudence is often a euphemism for fear.
Paul Greenberg

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