quote: We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
quote: The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den
quote: We wanted to save this next generation from the horrible addiction to tobacco and we put a program into place to do exactly that, ... Now we're making huge cuts to that. It's not a good message at all.
quote: I think our addiction to war is nurture rather than nature. We learn to hate, learn to want more, learn to kill. It's what we teach our kids everyday on TV, in the movies, on video games, etc. We mythologize war and conceal its horror. We have managed a scenario in which we have disinfranchised segments of our population, women and gays, demanding equal rights to become victims and killers on the battlefield
quote: MySpace is an addiction.