Michael Ventura

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Michael Ventura

The people you have to lie to, own you. The things you have to lie about, own you.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Stop tolerating in your leaders what you would not tolerate in your friends.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the people clamor to be shielded from reality, when they praise their government for keeping things from them, when they choose to conduct their lives within the limits of whatever fantasy the government supplies, then they are no longer consenting to be governed, they are begging to be ruled.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Good is not the opposite of evil, joy is the opposite of evil.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All paths cause pain, so to chose the safe over the audacious will not give you less pain, only less beauty.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be careful how you choose your enemy, for you will come to resemble him. The moment you adapt your enemy's methods your enemy has won. The rest is suffering and historical opera.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That's what America's all about, man, if it's about anything. You can choose your own name.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our choices are truncated in evil's presence.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be physically astute and psychologically tended, yet morally insulated and conceptually blind--is to be crazy, not healthy.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It may be that it is not given to us to know when we are angels. We may only be given to know when others are. This may be one of the reasons we need each other so.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I had the money and the drinking capacity, I'd probably live at a roulette table and let my life go to hell.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Leave people alone when they tell you to leave them alone.
If they mean it, they need it.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The value of having an inner map of the world as it is (not as it's broadcast) is this: it allows you to know that your task is larger than yourself. If you choose, just by virtue of being a decent person, you are entrusted with passing on something of value through a dark, crazy time-preserving your integrity, in your way, by your acts and your very breathing for those who will build again when this chaos exhausts itself.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most of us aren't very graceful about not having our needs met, when and how we want them met.More Michael Ventura [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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