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Conversations in Maine: Exploring Our Nation's Future
Four veteran activists discuss the difficulties of creating social change in the United States. This volume touches on matters of philosophy, art, class analysis, and social strategy, in every instance seeking a new vision of social organization and an effective means of realizing that visions.
Hardcover, 299 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by South End Press
(first published March 1978)
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“How do you get people to want to live in time, to have a sense of the importance of time for growth, development, of the need for ups-and-downs, of non-homogenized development? [...] A revolution in the U.S. is only going to be led and made by people with some sense of the thickness of time, of time as duration, of time as heterogenous, of development through contradiction, not in a straight line.”
“Ideas cannot be changed through argument. We are not seeking to discover new ideas but rather to create new attitudes in ourselves and others with regard to ideas.”More quotes…