I’ve worked in the prison system, on death row and maximum security. I did that work for six years. I’ve worked with some of the most difficult people in our society. Buddhism was accessible and helpful for these individuals.
The speculative part of my work is that these particular cognitive tasks – ways of thinking analytically – are tied to nature’s laws.
We’re going to see fugitives and felons, eventually, being able to get guns much more easily.
I should like to underline: no people, no country, in which a Communist dictatorship has been established, ever found its way out of it.
We’ve never advocated violence; violence is inflicted upon us. But we do believe in self-defense for ourselves and for black people.
When the object that is produced, the photographic image has the ability to make tears come to your eyes; to inspire you to the point where you have to catch your breath, then nothing else matters.
The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax, are fascinating: how important connotation is, what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition.
As every scuba diver knows, panic is your worst enemy: when it hits, your mind starts to thrash and you are likely to do something really stupid and self-destructive.
There is a European Central Bank, of course, established and it has the structure similar to the Federal Reserve system, not precisely the same but similar.
We adore babies because they’re so cute. And, of course, we are amused by jokes because they are funny. This is all backwards. It is. And Darwin shows us why.