Aung San Suu Kyi: Value systems

“The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged. ”
~Aung San Suu Kyi

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English: Aung San Suu Kyi greeting supporters from Bago State on 14 August 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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George Orwell: Universal deceit

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“In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ”
George Orwell.

Respect for the law

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Photo credit: cliff1066™)

“An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

Ambrose Bierce: Politics

Ambrose Bierce, American author

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Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.

–  Ambrose Bierce.

Op-Ed Columnist – The Pundit Delusion – NYTimes.com

There’s no point berating voters for their ignorance: people have bills to pay and children to raise, and most don’t spend their free time studying fact sheets. Instead, they react to what they see in their own lives and the lives of people they know. Given the realities of a bleak employment picture, Americans are unhappy — and they’re set to punish those in office.

Op-Ed Columnist – The Pundit Delusion – NYTimes.com

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