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Noam Chomsky

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Biography - Noam Chomsky:

American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, political activist and social critic.
Born: 1928
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

There are two problems for our species' survival - nuclear war and environmental catastrophe - and we're hurtling towards them. Knowingly.




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Quotes for: war


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Quotes about war:


There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
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War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

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At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.
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War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.
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In time of war the laws are silent.
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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
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Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.
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Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
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Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.
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Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control.
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If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
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The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.
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Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.
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Propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
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