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C.J. Stone

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CJ Stone wrote a column for the Guardian Weekend from 1993 till 1998. It was called Housing Benefit Hill and won the writer much acclaim. He has also written columns for the Big Issue, for Mixmag, for Radio 4’s The Afternoon Shift, for Prediction magazine and for Kindred Spirit, as well as writing regularly for the New Statesman and the Independent on Sunday, amongst others. Currently he writes a fortnightly column for the Whitstable Gazette and is a working postman.

CJ Stone has had six books published. Fierce Dancing (Faber & Faber, May 1995), The Last of the Hippies (Faber & Faber, May 1999), Housing Benefit Hill (AK Press, June 2002), The Trials of Arthur (Thorsons/Element, June 2003), The Trials of Arthur Revised Edition (The B
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FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION HAS NO MEANING UNLESS IT IS EXERCISED. EXPRESSIONS OF THE DIVINE, SACRED OR ETERNAL ARE PART OF WHAT IT IS TO BE HUMAN. RECLAIM THE SACRED SEEKS TO AWAKEN THE PUBLIC TO THE SPIRIT OF PLACE. THIS HOLDS THAT THE LAND ITSELF IS SACRED. IT HOLDS THAT LONG BEFORE RELIGIONS BUILT UPON THIS LAND, OUR ANCESTORS LIVED, DIED AND MADE RITUAL UPON IT. WE HONOUR THAT HISTORY AND WE EXE...

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“We live in a state of economic apartheid. The laws are there to protect the the haves from the have-nots.”
C.J. Stone, Fierce Dancing: Adventures in the Underground

“The sixties?All right if you happened to have money. All right if you happened to know the right people. All right if you happened to live in London. But if you were poor, working class and lived anywhere else, then forget it. The sixties never happened.”
C.J. Stone, The Last Of The Hippies

“I'm fairly uncertain about most things. I mean, I'd be an agnostic, only I can never quite make up my mind.”
C.J. Stone, The Empire of Things

“Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.”
Noam Chomsky

“The sixties?All right if you happened to have money. All right if you happened to know the right people. All right if you happened to live in London. But if you were poor, working class and lived anywhere else, then forget it. The sixties never happened.”
C.J. Stone, The Last Of The Hippies

“I'm fairly uncertain about most things. I mean, I'd be an agnostic, only I can never quite make up my mind.”
C.J. Stone, The Empire of Things

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”
Pablo Picasso




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