[Here Lies The Present Paradox: Work Has Totally Triumphed Over All Other Ways Of Existing, At The Very Moment When Workers Have Become Superfluous. Gains In Productivity, Outsourcing, Mechanisation, Automated And Digital Production Have So Progressed That They Have Almost Reduced To Zero The Quantity Of Living Labour Necessary In The Manufacture Of Any Product. We Are Living The Paradox Of A Society Of Workers Without Work, Where Entertainment, Consumption And Leisure Only Underscore The Lack From Which They Are Supposed To Distract Us.]

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"Call no man lucky until he is dead, but there have been moment of rare satisfaction in the often random and fragmented life of the radical freelance scribbler. I have lived to see Ronald Reagan called "a useful idiot for Kremlin propaganda" by his former idolators; to see the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union regarded with fear and suspicion by the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (which blacked out an interview with Miloš Forman broadcast live on Moscow TV); to see Mao Zedong relegated like a despot of antiquity. I have also had the extraordinary pleasure of revisiting countries—Greece, Spain, Zimbabwe, and others—that were dictatorships or colonies when first I saw them. Other mini-Reichs have melted like dew, often bringing exiled and imprisoned friends blinking modestly and honorably into the glare. E pur si muove—it still moves, all right." - Author: Christopher Hitchens

Quotes About Getting Sympathy

"I gave you sympathy. *I* want sympathy!""Are you kidding me? You have the sexiest man on the planet wanting you. Youre getting laid regularly. No sympathy for you!" - Author: Jill Shalvis

Quotes About Heartless Friends

"Life is hard and unfair. It is cruel and heartless, painful, trying, disappointing, unapologetic, and frequently downright awful. But thats not important. Whats important is that through it all you learn how much you need your Heavenly Father and how much your friends need you." - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich

Quotes About Cultivation

"When it is understood that one loses joy and happiness in the attempt to possess them, the essence of natural farming will be realized. The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings." - Author: Masanobu Fukuoka

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"Further expanding the already large class of Foucauldian apparatuses, I shall cal an apparatus literally anything that has in some way the capacity to capture, determine, intercept, model, control , or secure the gestures, behaviors, opinions, or discourses of living beings. Not only, therefore, prisons, madhouses, the panopticon, schools, confession, factories, disciplines, juridical measures, and so forth (whose connection with power is in a certain sense evident), but also the pen, writing, literature, philosophy, agriculture, cigarettes, navigation, computers, cellular telephones and - why not - language itself, which is perhaps the most ancient of apparatuses - one in which thousands and thousands of years ago a primitive inadvertently let himself be captured, probably without realizing the consequences that he was about to face." - Author: Giorgio Agamben

Quotes About Protection Of Rights

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