Chris hedges Quotes

"we are awash in electronic hallucinations. The worse it gets, the more we retreat...

"we are awash in electronic hallucinations. The worse it gets, the more we retreat into those hallucinations. Dying cultures always sever themselves from reality, because reality becomes so difficult to face, and we're no exception to that. Chris Hedges
📅︎ Oct 10
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"There are always people willing to commi...

"There are always people willing to commit unspeakable human atrocity in exchange for a little power and privilege." - Chris Hedges
📅︎ Feb 27
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"No one who lives under constant surveillance, who is subject to detention an...

"No one who lives under constant surveillance, who is subject to detention anywhere at any time, whose conversations, messages, meetings, proclivities and habits are recorded, stored and analyzed, can be described as free." - Chris Hedges
📅︎ Jan 26
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We are all tempted to honor false covenants of race, nationalis...

We are all tempted to honor false covenants of race, nationalism, class, and gender. They sometimes compete for our loyalty. War, of course, is often -maybe always- a false covenant. -Chris Hedges-
📅︎ Jul 02
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"Our enemies have no mono...

"Our enemies have no monopoly on sin, nor have we one on virtue." ~ Chris Hedges.
📅︎ Oct 16
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"A culture that does not grasp the vital interplay between morality and power, which mistake...

"A culture that does not grasp the vital interplay between morality and power, which mistakes management techniques for wisdom, and fails to understand that the measure of a civilization is its compassion, not its speed or ability to consume, condemns itself to death." - Chris Hedges
📅︎ Sep 19
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