I have always had trouble recognizing myself in the features of the intellectual playing his political role according to the screenplay that you are familiar with and whose heritage deserves to be questioned.
For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
As one of the country’s largest land-grant universities, Ohio State must play a critical role in moving our country forward.
Poets are accepted in Canada as practically nowhere else in the West because of their place in an officially supported and popularly endorsed Canadian culture. Yet, they are still bitter and argumentative, as poets elsewhere are, because they have no audience as such, only a sanctioned role in the cultural scheme of things.
The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease, but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science.
After 9/11, many of the most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as a check to power – the journalistic responsibility to challenge the excesses of government – for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism.
I’m playing right now a role, and the role is called the ‘Heavyweight Champion of the World.’ And it takes all of the time. And I love this role, and it takes a lot of attention for me for the sport, and I just don’t want to lose the title, so that’s why I have to stay focused and not become an actor.
When diamonds’ role in fuelling violent conflict in Africa gained worldwide attention, the diamond industry established the Kimberley process in order to keep “blood diamonds” out of international trade.
If all Henry Kissinger contributed to the Middle East were a regional arms race, petrodollar addiction, Iranian radicalization, and the Tehran-Riyadh conflict, it would be bad enough. His legacy, however, is far worse than that: He has to answer for his role in the rise of political Islam.
It’s very important in a leadership role not to place your ego at the foreground and not to judge everything in relationship to how your ego is fed.