Social Issues Quotes

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Jess C. Scott
“Friends are the family you choose (~ Nin/Ithilnin, Elven rogue).”
Jess C Scott, The Other Side of Life

Emilie Autumn
“And, what's more, this 'precious' body, the very same that is hooted and honked at, demeaned both in daily life as well as in ever existing form of media, harrassed, molested, raped, and, if all that wasn't enough, is forever poked and prodded and weighed and constantly wrong for eating too much, eating too little, a million details which all point to the solitary girl, to EVERY solitary girl, and say: Destroy yourself.”
Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

“Responsible parenting is NOT a crime. Responsible parenting is most valuable tool of our society.”
Mick Karabegovic

Edward M. Wolfe
“If a deadly snake slithering around in a pre-school bit a child, would you box it up for a month as punishment, and then release it to prey upon the children once again?”
Edward M. Wolfe, When Everything Changed

“I saw America's economy last night, people raiding dumpsters at a higher rate than normal in my home town. Digging through garbage shouldn't be a career. Thanks Democrats. Thanks Republicans.”
Carroll Bryant

Dimitri A. Bogazianos
“Crack had a social logic to it, a specific kind of reasoning that drew from a vast well of common experience for its symbolic resonance. Crack stood for pain and power, chaos and order, the truth behind the lie. Crack was a sociolegal logic grounded in blood.”
Dimitri A. Bogazianos, 5 Grams: Crack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs

“They had supported him ... for freedom's sake, they would have said; meaning as do all men who mouth that catchword, freedom for themselves and their own class.”
Margaret Butler, The Lion of England

Abhijit Naskar
“Without patriotism, that is, a sense of responsibility towards the society, a creature is not human to begin with.”
Abhijit Naskar, Every Generation Needs Caretakers: The Gospel of Patriotism

Abhijit Naskar
“If a billionaire really starts doing actual humanitarian work in their fullest capacity, they would stop being billionaires.”
Abhijit Naskar, Ain't Enough to Look Human

Abhijit Naskar
“Raising fingers at each other will leave everyone without hands.”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“Human welfare is human duty.”
Abhijit Naskar, Ain't Enough to Look Human

Abhijit Naskar
“We still have a long way to go - the goal is to build a functional self-correcting societal paradigm where no human will suffer from the lack of fundamentals in life. And to make this happen, our first duty is to start working on equal distribution of resources.”
Abhijit Naskar, Ain't Enough to Look Human

Abhijit Naskar
“The money you own is not yours to abuse, it’s an active part of the global economic vehicle, which means, even a slight abuse on your part will lead the vehicle to malfunction, so use as little as possible based on your actual needs and give the rest back into the society in whichever way you see fit.”
Abhijit Naskar, Ain't Enough to Look Human

Abhijit Naskar
“I don't recognize any authority, for human civilization has only one authority, it's the authority of human values.”
Abhijit Naskar, Servitude is Sanctitude

Abhijit Naskar
“Too much entrepreneurial attitude and too little humane accountability, that's the problem with today's world.”
Abhijit Naskar, Ain't Enough to Look Human

Abhijit Naskar
“A truly civilized society has no use of law and government, it's only an uncivilized society that needs them.”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“The first principle of social development is, authority doesn't solve a problem, expertise guided by character does.”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“Those who pay attention to looks, know nothing of humanity and those who pay attention to humanity, care nothing about looks.”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“In today’s society the very humanity of a person is determined based on their nationality, race, religion, political affiliation, gender, sexuality and so on - as if, humanity is so puny that it could be packaged and labeled with the stale identities of society!”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“Sleeping masses make a regressive democracy, whereas thinking masses make a progressive democracy.”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“I am no writer on revolution and reform, I am the very language of revolution and reform.”
Abhijit Naskar, Time to End Democracy: The Meritocratic Manifesto

Abhijit Naskar
“A progressive society is a self-scrutinizing society.”
Abhijit Naskar, Ain't Enough to Look Human

Abhijit Naskar
“Reform education and you'd reform society.”
Abhijit Naskar, Boldly Comes Justice: Sentient Not Silent

Dona Carroll
“Usually standing up to bullies is all it takes, but some tormentors will stop at nothing to intimidate their victims. Victims need the support of adults and friends to help to get the bullies to stop.”
Dona Carroll, CU in My Dreams <3

Dona Carroll
“I've realized that being strong doesn't mean you have to do it alone.”
Dona Carroll, CU in My Dreams <3

Abhijit Naskar
“Discussion can solve problems that guns and pills cannot.”
Abhijit Naskar, Good Scientist: When Science and Service Combine

Abhijit Naskar
“Science if put to real use for the benefit of humanity could eliminate suffering in a matter of months, yet suffering persists - you know why, because the science of today is driven by capitalism not curiosity. Science driven by capitalism creates a divided planet - where one section has more than they can digest and another has not even the essentials to keep body and soul together.”
Abhijit Naskar, Good Scientist: When Science and Service Combine

Abhijit Naskar
“Alleviation of human suffering should be the direct outcome of science, not a collateral byproduct.”
Abhijit Naskar, Good Scientist: When Science and Service Combine

Abhijit Naskar
“The first step of building a good future is to recognize the reality of the present and then work through that reality. With one hand I support the present and with another I build the future. With one hand I support patriotism and with another I work towards universalism. With one hand I support good democracy and with another I work towards meritocracy. With one hand I support good politicians and with another I build the future without politics.”
Abhijit Naskar, Good Scientist: When Science and Service Combine

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