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17 years Ago

Altruism is a myth

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Beware of those who believe in altruism. It’s a quick step from believing it may exist, to seeing it everywhere, to believing yourself capable of it. If you think you are being altruistic, you have more than likely failed to examine your own motives properly.

18 years Ago

Misc. Quotes

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There are only 10 kinds of people in this world… those who understand binary and those who don’t.

Arguing on the Internet is like running a race in the Special Olympics. Even if you win, you’re still a retard.

Frederick Douglass Freedom quote

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“Let me give you a word of the philosophy of reforms. The whole history of the progress of human history shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of struggle. […] If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning, they want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral... [More]”
Frederick Douglass on 1857

America’s Goal

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“Our overriding purpose, from the beginning through to the present day, has been world domination − that is, to build and maintain the capacity to coerce everybody else on the planet: nonviolently, if possible; and violently, if necessary. But the purpose of US foreign policy domination is not just to make the rest of the world jump through hoops; the purpose is to facilitate our exploitation of resources.”
- Ramsey Clark, former US Attorney General

George Orwell quote

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“If you want a picture of the future—just imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever.”

19 years Ago

TV

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Lifted from Network (IMDB).

“You’re beginning to believe the illusions we’re spinning here, you’re beginning to believe that the tube is reality and your own lives are unreal. You do. Why, whatever the tube tells you: you dress like the tube, you eat like the tube, you raise your children like the tube, you even think like the tube. This is mass madness, you maniacs. In God’s name, you people are the real thing, WE are the illusion.”
“I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are... [More]”

Neal Stephenson Quote

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If you don’t like having choices made for you, you should start making your own. − Neal Stephenson