“I do not believe making money in order to consume goods is
mankind’s sole purpose on this planet. If you’re wondering
what I believe our purpose on this planet is, I’ll give you
a hint…it has to do with creating and sharing.”—Bill Hicks (via billhicks)
“Anything you don’t understand, you attribute to God. God for you is where you sweep away all the mysteries of the world, all the challenges to our intelligence. You simply turn your mind off and say God did it.”—Carl Sagan (via taylor-wayne)
I’m not sure which is worse - that there are those using the Occupy movement to voice their opinion that they should be given handout after handout in life and not have to work for much OR that many opponents of the movement see it simply as a group of lazy hippies and are completely overlooking the amount of former working, middle class Americans who once were part of the “53%” and the “American Dream”.
Political parties, religions, educational institutions, and close-minded people. All parts of the system and key areas that allow it to continue operating. That’s not to say that you shouldn’t have views on important topics or want to acquire knowledge, but being able to think for yourself is one of the most important aspects of being conscious.
“I would agree with his statement from a Biblical point of view. Christianity has nothing at all to do with religion! Religions have been made up by man…and that’s the problem with them! Christianity is about haveing a relationship with Jesus Christ…Big difference!”— I LOLed from the ridiculousness of this statement.