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Noam Chomsky

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For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.

— Noam Chomsky

#double-standards #hypocrisy #politics #power #war-crimes

It's not radical Islam that worries the US -- it's independence

— Noam Chomsky

#independence #islam #united-states #us #state

That's the whole point of good propaganda. You want to create a slogan that nobody's going to be against, and everybody's going to be for. Nobody knows what it means, because it doesn't mean anything.

— Noam Chomsky

#politics #propaganda

See, people with power understand exactly one thing: violence.

— Noam Chomsky


It is quite possible--overwhelmingly probable, one might guess--that we will always learn more about human life and personality from novels than from scientific psychology

— Noam Chomsky

#human-condition #art

Science is a bit like the joke about the drunk who is looking under a lamppost for a key that he has lost on the other side of the street, because that's where the light is. It has no other choice.

— Noam Chomsky


In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.

— Noam Chomsky

#essential #existence #freedom #human #human existence

Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.

— Noam Chomsky

#democracy #propaganda #state #totalitarian #totalitarian state

The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history.

— Noam Chomsky

#perspective #terrorism #war #war-on-terror #wmd

The very design of neoliberal principles is a direct attack on democracy.

— Noam Chomsky

#democracy #neoliberalism #design

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The couple had two daughters Aviva (b. True there are lots of other things I don't understand: the articles in the current issues of math and physics journals for example. Admittedly that may be my own limitation.

He has been described as a prominent cultural figure and he was voted the "world's top public intellectual" in a 2005 poll. Avram Noam Chomsky (/ˈnoʊm ˈtʃɒmski/; born December 7 1928) is an American linguist philosophercognitive scientist logicianhistorian political critic and activist. After the publication of his first books on linguistics Chomsky became a prominent critic of the Vietnam War and since then has continued to publish books of political criticism.

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