We’re living under the illusion that we have the power to determine what to do with it.
I guess I feel very strongly that I disagree with the notion of personalizing history and movements and big events.
There will be a meeting of the great powers who will disagree, and the next noise we hear will be the screeching of elevators going up and down from heaven to hell.
Heredity provides for the modification of its own machinery.
I just feel that I don’t agree with sensationalized versions of history or me. Any version that’s sensationalized.
Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
America is the most creative country and the most powerful government in the world.
I felt grand juries were illegal and coercive.
I think the Sixties in some ways is a barrier to young people today. They think of it, you know, what we’re doing is not that. But it’s partly the myth of the Sixties. It always felt embattled and small. It always, almost always, was a small group of people relative to the opposition around.
The dualism itself becomes a sort of presupposition or datum; its terms condition the further problem.