Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”

Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice - Nelson Mandela | Nancy made this with Spoken.ly

Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice - Nelson Mandela | Nancy made this with Spoken.ly

The problem of humanity is loneliness. At heart, we are infinitely lonely, but we seek solace for this in each other, or in stupid pastimes, or possessions, rather than seeking true solace in the g...

Loneliness

The problem of humanity is loneliness. At heart, we are infinitely lonely, but we seek solace for this in each other, or in stupid pastimes, or possessions, rather than seeking true solace in the g...

It's amazing that those that think they are saving America are really doing the work of a billionaire oil glutton.

GOP Billionaires Plan: We'll Pick the Republican Presidential Candidate

It's amazing that those that think they are saving America are really doing the work of a billionaire oil glutton.

Speaking out about race, poverty, riots, and our students

Speaking out about race, poverty, riots, and our students

Noam Chomsky Quotes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - And neither should we be looking for "celebrities" of any ilk to model ourselves on - nor admiring their blatant greed & lifestyles ("Life-Lies"), nor attempting to emulate their "conspicuous consumption" as the "idolization" of such contributes to the poverty and sickness of the world.

Noam Chomsky Quotes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - And neither should we be looking for "celebrities" of any ilk to model ourselves on - nor admiring their blatant greed & lifestyles ("Life-Lies"), nor attempting to emulate their "conspicuous consumption" as the "idolization" of such contributes to the poverty and sickness of the world.

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

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