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In many respects the cosmologies that developed in tandem with , and underpinned, the development of agriculture amongst prehistoric foragers were the forerunners of the agrarian-based Graeco-Roman, Judaeo-Christian-Muslim, and eastern religions of our own world, all of which have asserted the primacy of humans over the natural world, a primacy that is proving increasingly dangerous to sustain.
-- Graeme Barker,
The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers? pg. 414
When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
-- Bayard Rustin
The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God's eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love.
-- Meister Eckhart
“The most significant characteristic of modern civilization is the sacrifice of the future for the present, and all the power of science has been prostituted to this purpose.”
-- William James
"To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true."
-- H L Mencken, 1919