Berlin inspired Bowie and stirred him to write about real, important matters.
No one is entertained by economics.
We as Americans believe it’s OK to kill people. We believe it’s OK to invade a country that had nothing to do with 9/11. We think it’s OK to invade a country where we think Osama Bin Laden is and he’s in the other country. So we just go in and we just kill. And we have the death penalty; we sanction it.
I’m a highly flawed individual, as we all are, and because I was raised by Jesuits, I’m constantly, ‘What is it about me and what I can do to be better?’
Race is a layer of being, but not a culmination.
We have very strong environmental laws in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The problem is that they’re seldom enforced.
I’m interested to see what happens with Fox News and phone hacking. I really can’t believe it just happens in Great Britain. Because really, who cares about just hacking phones over there?
Nobody had a credit card when I was a kid. No one had credit card debt. But these big companies and banks wanted to know how to get more money out of people – get them charging things.
I am thankful to the Nobel committee for recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age.