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Derrick Jensen

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A primary purpose of the police is to enforce the delusions of those with lots of green paper.

— Derrick Jensen

#money #police #money

Love does not imply pacifism.

— Derrick Jensen

#pacifism #love

The global industrial economy is the engine for massive environmental degradation and massive human (and nonhuman) impoverishment.

— Derrick Jensen

#entropy #environmental-degradation #global-industrial-economy #impoverishment #economy

a real partnership in which all parties help all others to be more fully themselves

— Derrick Jensen


It's okay to be happy, it's okay to live your life exactly the way you want it... It's okay to find what makes you happy and then to fight for it. To dedicate your life to discovering who you are.

— Derrick Jensen

#happiness #life #life

In sum, one of the primary things I learned was how to kill time. I learned also to wish away my life. I learned to give myself away.

— Derrick Jensen

#life-experience #schooling #time #experience

I waited for him to come out. He didn't. I considered going in after him, but knew the fact that I had readied myself to kill him did not mean that he had readied himself to die.

— Derrick Jensen

#animals #death #duck #ducks #eating

For us to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other and especially to ourselves. The lies are necessary because, without them, many deplorable acts would become impossibilities.

— Derrick Jensen

#because #become #deplorable #each #especially

Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page. Everything else is just technical.

— Derrick Jensen

#easy #else #everything #just #onto

No matter what we call it, poison is still poison, death is still death, and industrial civilization is still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet.

— Derrick Jensen

#causing #civilization #death #extinction #greatest

About Derrick Jensen

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Jensen wrote and Stephanie McMillan illustrated the graphic novels As the World Burns (2007) and Mischief in the Forest (2010). Arundhati Roy William Catton Rikki Ott Thomas Linzey Gail Dines Jane Caputi Waziyatawin Aric McBay Stephanie McMillan Lierre Keith and Nora Barrows-Friedman which were also publiDerrick Jensend on DVD and as a book.

A. S. He has also taught creative writing at Pelican Bay State Prison and Eastern Washington University.

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