The most effective way to restrict democracy is to transfer decision-making from the public arena to unaccountable institutions: kings and princes, priestly castes, military juntas, party dictatorships, or modern corporations.
Nobody has tried to swallow us since I've been here. I think they are afraid how we would taste.
I never think about what I want. It's about what you want to give to other people.
We are not simply in the universe, we are part of it. We are born from it. One might even say we have been empowered by the universe to figure itself out — and we have only just begun.
We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born.