I cannot forgive him [Nelson Mandela] for accepting the Nobel Peace Prize with his jailer De Klerk. Hand in hand they went. Do you think De Klerk released him from the goodness of his heart? He had to. The times dictated it, the world had changed.
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The overwhelming majority of women accept the patriarchy and protect it. Traditionally, the violated wife offloads her aggression onto the daughter-in-law. Men dominate women through the agency of women themselves.
We have no guns – we have only stones, boxes of matches and petrol. Together, hand in hand, with our boxes of matches and our necklaces, we shall liberate this country.
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The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I’d been up all night inventing the Camcorder.
In the US, first of all, the electoral system has been almost totally shredded. For a long time it’s been pretty much run by private concentrated spending but now it’s over the top. Elections increasingly over the years have been [public relations] extravaganzas.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.
It’s a historical phenomenon that in 250 years, a nation could move from a colony into the most prosperous nation of the world and the leader of the world. It is indeed an achievement, a tribute to the talent of the American nation, the American people and an optimal political and economic system.
Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England – where liberal value have deep historic roots.
If one looks at the map of the world, it’s difficult to find Iraq, and one would think it rather easy to subdue such a small country.