Under these normal rules I’ll be out in 2024. So we may have to go for an extra term, OK.
– Donald Trump
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Today we use 100 million barrels of oil every single day. There are no politics to change that. There are no rules to keep that oil in the ground, so we can no longer save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed. Everything needs to change, and it has to start today.
– Greta Thunberg
“Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules.”
“Yes, sir. I know it is. I know it.”
Game, my ass. Some game. If you get on the side where all the hot-shots are, then it’s a game, all right – I’ll admit that. But if you get on the other side, where there aren’t any hot-shots, then what’s a game about it? Nothing. No game.
– J. D. Salinger
The notion that Western religions are more rigid than those of Asia is overdrawn. Ours is the most permissive society history has ever known – almost the only thing that is forbidden now is to forbid – and Asian teachers and their progeny play up to this propensity by soft-pedaling Hinduism’s, Buddhism’s, Sufism’s rules.
– Huston Smith