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quote by Noam Chomsky: No sane human being devotes 100% of his or her life to political activism. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

No sane human being devotes 100% of his or her life to political activism.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Ever since I've had any political awareness, I've felt either alone or part of a tiny minority. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Ever since I've had any political awareness, I've felt either alone or part of a tiny minority.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: Unless that happens, unless you get, you know, kind of integration of activists' concerns and movements, it will be, each one will be 'preaching to the choir.' with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Unless that happens, unless you get, you know, kind of integration of activists' concerns and movements, it will be, each one will be 'preaching to the choir.'

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: The United States is off the international spectrum in religious extremism. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The United States is off the international spectrum in religious extremism.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: You have to rely on yourself and your associates -- gifts don't come from above; you're going to win them, or you won't have them. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

You have to rely on yourself and your associates -- gifts don't come from above; you're going to win them, or you won't have them.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The death penalty can be tolerated only by extreme statist reactionaries who demand a state that is so powerful that it has the right to kill. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The death penalty can be tolerated only by extreme statist reactionaries who demand a state that is so powerful that it has the right to kill.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Trump's principal policies make clear what's going to happen. This gives an opportunity. Right now it's going to take hard work, but it's possible that there could be a real revival of the labor move… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Trump's principal policies make clear what's going to happen. This gives an opportunity. Right now it's going to take hard work, but it's possible that there could be a real revival of the labor movement.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: I still think, despite everything, that the US is very unlikely to attack Iran. It could be a huge catastrophe; nobody knows what the consequences would be. I imagine that only an administration that… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

I still think, despite everything, that the US is very unlikely to attack Iran. It could be a huge catastrophe; nobody knows what the consequences would be. I imagine that only an administration that's really desperate would resort to that.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Real schools ought to provide people with techniques of self-defense, but that would mean teaching the truth about the world and about the society, and schools couldn't survive very long if they did … with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Real schools ought to provide people with techniques of self-defense, but that would mean teaching the truth about the world and about the society, and schools couldn't survive very long if they did that.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Capitalism would self-destruct in no time. So the business classes have always demanded strong, straight intervention to protect the society from the destructive effects of market forces because they… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Capitalism would self-destruct in no time. So the business classes have always demanded strong, straight intervention to protect the society from the destructive effects of market forces because they don't want everything destroyed.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Selfish-gene theory tells us nothing about the value of interacting through language. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Selfish-gene theory tells us nothing about the value of interacting through language.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The US is to an unusual extent a business-run society, where short-term concerns of profit and market share displace rational planning. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The US is to an unusual extent a business-run society, where short-term concerns of profit and market share displace rational planning.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: Nothing can justify crimes such as those of September 11, but we can think of the United States as an innocent victim only if we adopt the convenient path of ignoring the record of its actions and th… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Nothing can justify crimes such as those of September 11, but we can think of the United States as an innocent victim only if we adopt the convenient path of ignoring the record of its actions and those of its allies, which are, after all, hardly a secret.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Small changes can magnifiy. The possibility of interpersonal communication has increased substantially with contemporary technology. But as compared with the major changes, which were long ago, these… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Small changes can magnifiy. The possibility of interpersonal communication has increased substantially with contemporary technology. But as compared with the major changes, which were long ago, these are not huge.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The printing press had a very liberatory effect that meant individuals -- small groups could produce radical pamphlets -- could use it for organizing. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The printing press had a very liberatory effect that meant individuals -- small groups could produce radical pamphlets -- could use it for organizing.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The American Revolution was a small part of a major world war going on between France and England, so the French intervened and that was a big factor, but the domestic contribution was basically guer… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The American Revolution was a small part of a major world war going on between France and England, so the French intervened and that was a big factor, but the domestic contribution was basically guerrilla warfare.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: An unstated but crucial premise is that the responsible men achieve that exalted status by their service to authentic power, a fact of life that they will discover soon enough if they try to pursue a… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

An unstated but crucial premise is that the responsible men achieve that exalted status by their service to authentic power, a fact of life that they will discover soon enough if they try to pursue an independent path.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: In fact, what were called the socialist countries in Eastern Europe were the most anti-socialist systems in the world. Workers had more rights in the United States and England than they had in Russia… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

In fact, what were called the socialist countries in Eastern Europe were the most anti-socialist systems in the world. Workers had more rights in the United States and England than they had in Russia, and it was somehow still called socialism.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: Social action must be animated by a vision of a future society, and by explicit judgments of value concerning the character of this future society. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Social action must be animated by a vision of a future society, and by explicit judgments of value concerning the character of this future society.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Farming out atrocities to paramilitaries is standard operating procedure. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Farming out atrocities to paramilitaries is standard operating procedure.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: If commissars in Soviet Russia agreed to subordinate themselves to state power, they could at least plead fear in extenuation. Their counterparts in more free and open societies can plead only coward… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

If commissars in Soviet Russia agreed to subordinate themselves to state power, they could at least plead fear in extenuation. Their counterparts in more free and open societies can plead only cowardice.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: I think such an inquiry will reveal a rather different picture: namely, it will reveal a very strong tendency for the intellectuals who are respected and privileged to be those who subordinate themse… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

I think such an inquiry will reveal a rather different picture: namely, it will reveal a very strong tendency for the intellectuals who are respected and privileged to be those who subordinate themselves to power.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: If the principle is, Let's not get lethal substances out to the public, the first one you'd go after is tobacco. The next one you'd go after is alcohol. Way down the list you'd get to cocaine, and so… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

If the principle is, Let's not get lethal substances out to the public, the first one you'd go after is tobacco. The next one you'd go after is alcohol. Way down the list you'd get to cocaine, and sort of invisibly low you'd get to marijuana.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: The worst drug of all by far is tobacco; the death toll from tobacco is just overwhelming. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The worst drug of all by far is tobacco; the death toll from tobacco is just overwhelming.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Pakistan will never be able to match the Indian militarily and the effort to do so is taking an immense toll on the society. It's also extremely dangerous with all the weapons development. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Pakistan will never be able to match the Indian militarily and the effort to do so is taking an immense toll on the society. It's also extremely dangerous with all the weapons development.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Tough love is just the right phrase: love for the rich and privileged, tough for everyone else. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Tough love is just the right phrase: love for the rich and privileged, tough for everyone else.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Individuals in a university -- students, faculty, staff -- can choose to become politically engaged, and a free university should foster a climate in which those are natural choices. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Individuals in a university -- students, faculty, staff -- can choose to become politically engaged, and a free university should foster a climate in which those are natural choices.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The invasion of Iraq was simply a war crime. Straight-out war crime. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The invasion of Iraq was simply a war crime. Straight-out war crime.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: There is undoubtedly much to learn about the social uses of language, for communication or for other purposes. But at present there is not much in the way of a theory of sociolinguistics, of social u… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

There is undoubtedly much to learn about the social uses of language, for communication or for other purposes. But at present there is not much in the way of a theory of sociolinguistics, of social uses of languages, as far as I am aware.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: I pretend no originality in observing that mass education was motivated in part by the perceived need to educate them to keep them from our throats, to borrow Ralph Waldo Emerson's parody of elite fe… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

I pretend no originality in observing that mass education was motivated in part by the perceived need to educate them to keep them from our throats, to borrow Ralph Waldo Emerson's parody of elite fears that inspired early advocates of public mass education.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: 'Reform' is a word you always aughta' watch out for. 'Reform' is a change that you're supposed to like. And watch it -- As soon as you hear the word 'Reform', you should reach for your wallet and see… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

'Reform' is a word you always aughta' watch out for. 'Reform' is a change that you're supposed to like. And watch it -- As soon as you hear the word 'Reform', you should reach for your wallet and see who's lifting it.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The social system is taking on a form in which finding out what you want to do is less and less of an option because your life is too structured, organised, controlled and disciplined. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The social system is taking on a form in which finding out what you want to do is less and less of an option because your life is too structured, organised, controlled and disciplined.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: In southern culture, possession of a gun became kind of a sign of manhood, not just because of slaves but other white men. If you had a gun, you're not going to push me around. You know, I'm not one … with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

In southern culture, possession of a gun became kind of a sign of manhood, not just because of slaves but other white men. If you had a gun, you're not going to push me around. You know, I'm not one of those guys you can kick in the face.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: The people who are unemployed want to do the work, but the system is such a catastrophic failure that it cannot bring together idle hands and work. This is all hailed as a great success, and it is a … with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The people who are unemployed want to do the work, but the system is such a catastrophic failure that it cannot bring together idle hands and work. This is all hailed as a great success, and it is a great success -- for a very small sector of the population.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: I wouldn't say that the efforts of academics to critique the media's messages are half-hearted. As far as I am aware, the efforts scarcely exist: very few even pay attention to the question. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

I wouldn't say that the efforts of academics to critique the media's messages are half-hearted. As far as I am aware, the efforts scarcely exist: very few even pay attention to the question.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Victors do not investigate their own crimes, so that little is known about them. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Victors do not investigate their own crimes, so that little is known about them.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Don't be obsessed with tactics but with purpose. Tactics have a half life. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Don't be obsessed with tactics but with purpose. Tactics have a half life.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: What the James Monroe Doctrine stated, in effect, is that the US should dominate the hemisphere. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

What the James Monroe Doctrine stated, in effect, is that the US should dominate the hemisphere.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Expressing criticism of society is not being a grouch. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Expressing criticism of society is not being a grouch.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The US health-care system is a complete scandal. It's got twice the costs of comparable countries and some of the worst outcomes. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The US health-care system is a complete scandal. It's got twice the costs of comparable countries and some of the worst outcomes.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: It seems self-evident that we should want people to be free, to be able to play an active part in making decisions about matters of concern to them, to the largest possible extent. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

It seems self-evident that we should want people to be free, to be able to play an active part in making decisions about matters of concern to them, to the largest possible extent.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Like other organisms, humans have a certain genetic endowment (apparently varying little in the species, not a surprise considering its recent separation from other hominids). That determines what we… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Like other organisms, humans have a certain genetic endowment (apparently varying little in the species, not a surprise considering its recent separation from other hominids). That determines what we call their nature.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: A lot of countries break (or go against) the international law. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

A lot of countries break (or go against) the international law.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The United States happens to be the only state in the world that has been condemned by the World Court for international terrorism. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The United States happens to be the only state in the world that has been condemned by the World Court for international terrorism.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: There are many terrorist states in the world, but the United States is unusual in that it is officially committed to international terrorism. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

There are many terrorist states in the world, but the United States is unusual in that it is officially committed to international terrorism.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: A lot of the people involved in the media are very serious, honest people, and they will tell you, and I think they are right, that they are not being forced to write anything. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

A lot of the people involved in the media are very serious, honest people, and they will tell you, and I think they are right, that they are not being forced to write anything.

--Noam Chomsky

Longer Version:

A lot of the people involved in the media are very serious, honest people, and they will tell you, and I think they are right, that they are not being forced to write anything... What they don't tell you, and are maybe unaware of, is that they are allowed to write freely because their beliefs conform to the... standard doctrinal system, and then, yes, they are allowed to write freely and are not coerced.



quote by Noam Chomsky: A good education instills in you the intuitive comprehension -- it becomes unconscious and reflexive -- that you just don't think certain things, things that are threatening to power interests. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

A good education instills in you the intuitive comprehension -- it becomes unconscious and reflexive -- that you just don't think certain things, things that are threatening to power interests.

--Noam Chomsky




quote by Noam Chomsky: The senate was wealthy people and it wasn't elected, it was chosen through legislatures, which themselves were under private influence, powerful influence. They were remote from the population and th… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The senate was wealthy people and it wasn't elected, it was chosen through legislatures, which themselves were under private influence, powerful influence. They were remote from the population and that's where power was suppose to reside.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: A functioning eco-system is a human need. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

A functioning eco-system is a human need.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Suppose that we believe what we are taught... destroying the environment and militarizing outer space are rational policies ... of institutional lunacy. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Suppose that we believe what we are taught... destroying the environment and militarizing outer space are rational policies ... of institutional lunacy.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: If you're teaching, say, physics, there's no point in persuading a student that you're right. You want to encourage them to find out what the truth is, which is probably that you're wrong. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

If you're teaching, say, physics, there's no point in persuading a student that you're right. You want to encourage them to find out what the truth is, which is probably that you're wrong.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: From now on I will consider a language to be a set (finite or infinite) of sentences, each finite in length and constructed out ofa finite set of elements. All natural languages in their spoken or wr… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

From now on I will consider a language to be a set (finite or infinite) of sentences, each finite in length and constructed out ofa finite set of elements. All natural languages in their spoken or written form are languages in this sense.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: In the United States everyone is an illegal immigrant -- everyone except the people in Indian Reservations. This is an immigrant society. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

In the United States everyone is an illegal immigrant -- everyone except the people in Indian Reservations. This is an immigrant society.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: It is probable that the 
most inhuman monsters, even the Himmlers and the Mengeles, convince themselves that they are 
engaged in noble and courageous acts. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

It is probable that the
most inhuman monsters, even the Himmlers and the Mengeles, convince themselves that they are
engaged in noble and courageous acts.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: As long as nuclear weapons exist, the chances of survival of the human species are quite slight. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

As long as nuclear weapons exist, the chances of survival of the human species are quite slight.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: I think there are all kinds of intrusions into private rights that make use of contemporary technology. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

I think there are all kinds of intrusions into private rights that make use of contemporary technology.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Marx's early manuscripts, with their roots in the Enlightenment and Romanticism, derived fundamental concepts such as alienation from a conception of human nature -- what we would call genetically de… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Marx's early manuscripts, with their roots in the Enlightenment and Romanticism, derived fundamental concepts such as alienation from a conception of human nature -- what we would call genetically determined.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny have created an important political radio show that balances humor and unreported news. At a time when media conglomerates dominate the airwaves, independent media… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny have created an important political radio show that balances humor and unreported news. At a time when media conglomerates dominate the airwaves, independent media like Citizen Radio is vital to national discourse.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: This is real. This is the real mad man theory. We have to be irrational and vindictive, so people don't know what we're up to. This is not Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, it's from the Bill Clinton er… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

This is real. This is the real mad man theory. We have to be irrational and vindictive, so people don't know what we're up to. This is not Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, it's from the Bill Clinton era.

--Noam Chomsky


quote by Noam Chomsky: I have never heard of anyone who was a model person in all aspects of his or her life, intellectual life or other aspects; nor do I see why anyone should care. We are not engaged in idol worship, aft… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

I have never heard of anyone who was a model person in all aspects of his or her life, intellectual life or other aspects; nor do I see why anyone should care. We are not engaged in idol worship, after all.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Human needs are served by a sustainable lifestyle, almost by definition, if humans include coming generations. And a shift to such technologies as high-speed rail instead of maximizing fossil fuel us… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Human needs are served by a sustainable lifestyle, almost by definition, if humans include coming generations. And a shift to such technologies as high-speed rail instead of maximizing fossil fuel use, and solar energy, is not relentless resource extraction.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Its minority rule and majority limited rights. In fact it's set up that way. If you read the framers of the constitution, including James Madison, he was pretty clear about it. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Its minority rule and majority limited rights. In fact it's set up that way. If you read the framers of the constitution, including James Madison, he was pretty clear about it.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Since James Madison day (and long before), there have been constant struggles over democratic governance. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Since James Madison day (and long before), there have been constant struggles over democratic governance.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The IMF economists were doubtless shaken by the extreme failures of their prescriptions over many years, and by the collapse of the intellectual edifice of economic theory on which they were relying. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The IMF economists were doubtless shaken by the extreme failures of their prescriptions over many years, and by the collapse of the intellectual edifice of economic theory on which they were relying.

--Noam Chomsky


quote by Noam Chomsky: For those who stubbornly seek freedom, there can be no more urgent task than to come to understand the mechanisms and practices of indoctrination. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

For those who stubbornly seek freedom, there can be no more urgent task than to come to understand the mechanisms and practices of indoctrination.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: Latin America wants to decriminalize at least marijuana (maybe more or course;) the US wants to maintain it. An interesting story. There seems to me no easy way out of this. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Latin America wants to decriminalize at least marijuana (maybe more or course;) the US wants to maintain it. An interesting story. There seems to me no easy way out of this.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: In the American Jewish community, there is little willingness to face the fact that the Palestinian Arabs have suffered a monstrous historical injustice ... Until this is recognized, discussion of th… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

In the American Jewish community, there is little willingness to face the fact that the Palestinian Arabs have suffered a monstrous historical injustice ... Until this is recognized, discussion of the Middle East crisis cannot even begin.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: In fact, I was in a lab that was a hundred percent funded by the Pentagon, and it was one of the centers of the organized antiwar resistance movement. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

In fact, I was in a lab that was a hundred percent funded by the Pentagon, and it was one of the centers of the organized antiwar resistance movement.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Today's Democrats are pretty much what used to be called moderate Republicans a generation ago. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Today's Democrats are pretty much what used to be called moderate Republicans a generation ago.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The Irish were treated horribly, even here in Boston. For example, in the late nineteenth century they were treated pretty much like African Americans. You could find signs here in Boston in the rest… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The Irish were treated horribly, even here in Boston. For example, in the late nineteenth century they were treated pretty much like African Americans. You could find signs here in Boston in the restaurants saying No dogs and Irish.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The basic idea which runs right through modern history and modern liberalism is that the public has got to be marginalized. The general public are viewed as no more than ignorant and meddlesome outsi… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The basic idea which runs right through modern history and modern liberalism is that the public has got to be marginalized. The general public are viewed as no more than ignorant and meddlesome outsiders, a bewildered herd.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The first step is to penetrate the clouds of deceit and distortion and learn the truth about the world, then to organize and act to change it. That's never been impossible and never been easy. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The first step is to penetrate the clouds of deceit and distortion and learn the truth about the world, then to organize and act to change it. That's never been impossible and never been easy.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: If the mutation is partially transmitted to offspring, they too would have the advantage. And over time it might have come to dominate a small breeding group. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

If the mutation is partially transmitted to offspring, they too would have the advantage. And over time it might have come to dominate a small breeding group.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Just as I'm opposed to political fascism, I'm opposed to economic fascism. I think that until major institutions of society are under the popular control of participants and communities, it's pointle… with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Just as I'm opposed to political fascism, I'm opposed to economic fascism. I think that until major institutions of society are under the popular control of participants and communities, it's pointless to talk about democracy.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: But on the contrary Wikileaks is under heavy attack by the government and corporations are participating in that by closing down their websites. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

But on the contrary Wikileaks is under heavy attack by the government and corporations are participating in that by closing down their websites.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: If the NAACP were to impose a control of something towards all, then I would staunchly oppose it. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

If the NAACP were to impose a control of something towards all, then I would staunchly oppose it.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: The main selling appeal of NAFTA to US corporations is that it gives them an advantage in the North American market over their European and Japanese competitors. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

The main selling appeal of NAFTA to US corporations is that it gives them an advantage in the North American market over their European and Japanese competitors.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: Go back to classical times, say classical Greece. Who drank the hemlock? Was it someone who was conforming, obeying the gods? Or was it someone who was disrupting the youth and questioning the faith … with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Go back to classical times, say classical Greece. Who drank the hemlock? Was it someone who was conforming, obeying the gods? Or was it someone who was disrupting the youth and questioning the faith and belief? Socrates, in other words. It was Socrates.

--Noam Chomsky
quote by Noam Chomsky: ISIS is a monstrosity. It didn't come from nowhere. It's one of the results of the U.S. hitting a very vulnerable society -- Iraq -- with a sledgehammer. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

ISIS is a monstrosity. It didn't come from nowhere. It's one of the results of the U.S. hitting a very vulnerable society -- Iraq -- with a sledgehammer.

--Noam Chomsky

quote by Noam Chomsky: Academics are not necessarily nice people. with background image: photo of author Noam Chomsky with quote

Academics are not necessarily nice people.

--Noam Chomsky
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United States has comparative advantage in military force. It tends to react to anything at first with military force, that's what it's good at. And I think they overdid it. There was more military force than was necessary.

--Noam Chomsky

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