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Freedom - an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.

John Ralston Saul in Day, Space, Every Day

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Freedom - an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day.

John Ralston Saul

People who believe in freedom of expression have spent several centuries fighting against censorship, in whatever form. We have to be certain the 'Net' doesn't become the site for technological book burning.

John Ralston Saul

Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.

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Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society.

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Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value.

John Ralston Saul

People are always saying it's the end of the Gutenberg era. More to the point, it's a return to an oral era. The Gutenberg galaxy was about the written word. At its best, the digital era is part of the rediscovery of the oral. At its worst, it's a Kafkaes

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In the Arctic, the Inuit are saying water and land are the same; they're an unbroken unity. In the winter, you travel on the ice because it's the linkage and the easiest way, and in the summer, you move around on the water.

John Ralston Saul

As with our earlier worship of saints and facts, there is something silly about grown men and women striving to reduce their vision of themselves and of civilization to bean counting. The message of the competition/efficiency/marketplace Trinity seems to

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