“There is a transcendental dimension beyond language… It’s just hard as hell to talk about!” —Terrence Mckenna
“Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Interviewer: You are frequently called a "radical" historian. Do you accept this label?
- Howard Zinn: I like it. I accept it. Because I believe radical solutions are needed. "Radical" means getting to the roots, means going to fundamental things, and I believe we need fundamental changes in our society, fundamental changes in ending policies of war and expansion, fundamental changes in our economic system, fundamental changes in dealing with the environment - all of those are radical, you might say.
“The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude” —Aldous Huxley
“One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often” —Erich Fromm
“Ive heard so many comics doing bits about this new pope ‘Oh isn’t it scary this new pope used to be a nazi?!’ Well, not when you look at their track records side by side, the nazis vs the catholic church? The nazis only lasted a dozen years and they got their asses handed to them in a high hat, the catholic church has a far more prosperous and prestigious record of murder, torture, tyranny, oppression, and nonsense, not to mention the kid fucking and they’re still around and more popular than ever! I’d me much more afraid to here someone say ‘hey did you here about that new nazi? He used to be a pope!’” —Doug Stanhope
“I believe God left certain drugs growing naturally on our planet to help facilitate and speed up our evolution.” —Bill Hicks
Sorry I’m not gonna answer all of those for an anon