Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
WHY GREAT GRANDMA HAD SUCH A HAPPY CHILDHOOD! - COCAINE LACED MEDICINE!
#childfree - "Ours is a culture not of ancestor worship, but of descendant worship." - "Babies are the new opium of the masses."

#childfree - "Ours is a culture not of ancestor worship, but of descendant worship." - "Babies are the new opium of the masses."

65
32

Some elements in this "bohemian style room" (according to the OP) really remind me of some of the people's homes I visited in Turkey--I definitely want to keep that vibe in mind when I start decorating my place! More

62
10

Karl Marx on Religion

Karl Marx on Religion: The Opiate of the Masses?: Marx In His Studio

Karl Marx on Religion

Religious distress is at the same time the expression of real distress and the protest against real distress. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people. The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is required for their real happiness. The demand to give up the illusion about its condition is the demand to give up a condition which needs illusions.Karl…

Religion used to be the opium of the people. To those suffering humiliation, pain, illness, and serfdom, religion promised the reward of an after life. But now, we are witnessing a transformation, a true opium of the people is the belief in nothingness after death, the huge solace, the huge comfort of thinking that for our betrayals, our greed, our cowardice, our murders, we are not going to be judged. – Czeslaw Milosz

Buddhism is the new opium of the people

Buddhism is the new opium of the people | Mark Vernon | Opinion | The Guardian