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Society and Class Quotes

That which has been is what will be; that which is done is what will be done; and there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which it may be said, “See, this is new”? It has already been in ancient times before us. - Ecclesiastes 1:9 – 11 1 Twee boeren eisten dezelfde koe op. Terwijl de ene boer aan de horens trok en de andere aan de staart werd de koe gemolken door een advocaat. - Hebreeuws Gezegde When you philosophically oppose an entire power elite, you cannot help but sound like a conspiracy theorist. Social power is by nature a conspiracy. - Tom N. Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. - Henry David Thoreau We know that communication is a problem, but the company is not going to discuss it with the employees. - Dilbert Video games don’t affect kids. If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music. - Nintendo CEO Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium.2 - The Palatine of Posen, father of the King of Poland and Duke of Lorraine We should try to create the society we would want if we didn’t know in advance who we’d be. - Paul Krugman, inspired by John Rawls Half of writing history is hiding the truth. - Serenity