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How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature by George Monbiot
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“So if you don’t fit in; if you feel at odds with the world; if your identity is troubled and frayed; if you feel lost and ashamed, it could be because you have retained the human values you were supposed to have discarded. You are a deviant. Be proud.”
George Monbiot, How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature
“To seek enlightenment, intellectual or spiritual; to do good; to love and be loved; to create and to teach: these are the highest purposes of humankind. If there is meaning in life, it lies here.”
George Monbiot, How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature
“So if you don't fit in; if you feel at odds with the world; if your identity is troubled and frayed; if you feel lost and ashamed, it could be because you have retained the human values you were supposed to have discarded. You are a deviant. Be proud.”
George Monbiot, How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature
“To be at peace with a troubled world: this is not a reasonable aim. It can be achieved only through a disavowal of what surrounds you. To be at peace with yourself within a troubled world: that, by contrast, is an honourable aspiration.”
George Monbiot, How Did We Get into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature