“Because Mr. Mandela’s early opponents invested so many resources into distorting the true nature of his advocacy.”


“To understand, surely, there must be a state of choiceless awareness in which there is no sense of comparison or condemnation, no waiting for further development on the thing we are talking about in order to or disagree – don’t start from a conclusion above all.”


“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.”

David Thoreau

“What we all have in common is an appreciation of and compassion; all the religions have this.”

Richard Gere