Awakening Quotes

“In this world of plenty, a tiny baby, who does not yet understand the mystery of the world, is allowed to cry and cry and finally fall asleep without the milk she needs to survive.”

-Muhammed Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

“The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.”

-Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States of America

“Can the level of wealth enjoyed by members of capitalist culture (remembering that it is 25 times greater, on average, than that enjoyed by citizens of two centures ago) be attained by all but a very few? And if it can be attained, what is the cost for everything else that we must sacrifice?”

-Richard H. Robbins, Author of Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” – Goethe

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One response

19 05 2009
Georg Schiller

what is the cost for everything else that we must sacrifice?
Well, it seems to most of us unthinkable, but if we want to have equality in our life, we should start consider whether capitalism can solve those problems…

If you want to rethink your ideas start now…
http://www.marxists.org/archive/fromm/works/1961/man/ch06.htm

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