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A point that I make that a lot of people don't really get because they think universal humanism is something you inhale.
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All of us are made up of the stories that we listen to, the ones we disagree with and the ones that we agree with.
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As you know from reading many of these Negro writers, we don't deal too much with the discussion of democracy and what it means and how improvisation fits in all that.
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Because violence was the common reaction of greatest intensity, a new level of it became popular in the mass medium of film.
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Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers.
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But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions maintains itself in much of popular media.
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But there are a number of attitudes that should not be emotionally or psychologically ingested by young people.
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Everybody has to be reminded that there's another way to be. Another more mysterious, unpredictable way to be that's not necessarily based upon contrivances.
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Getting to the pint where the other is not the enemy is a big leap.
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I also try to discuss the idea of democracy and the question of what it really means.
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I also wanted to do something that I hadn't really seen in almost any black novels, which was a complex love story in which both people were extremely intelligent and talented and understood a lot of things and were still at odds getting it together.
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I don't know any women who don't think about what they look like, and I don't know any men who don't think about what women look like.
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I don't know of anybody who literally memorizes everything that they've written.
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I wanted to get to that aesthetic proposition that comes out of learning the human elements of a world, so that those notes and rhythms mean something to you besides just the academic way in which they fall in place.
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If there's an intellectual highway, there's also an intellectual subway.
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In America, we have to learn to be patient enough to figure out what somebody is saying. Somebody might actually be saying something.
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It is not, therefore, surprising that the Oklahoma City bomber and the Unabomber would find that they have much in common.
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Louis Armstrong, who learned to be in exquisite dress, came from the bottom, and he's not a trash can.
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Now the writing in the head, I definitely do every day, thinking about how I want to phrase something or how I'd like to rephrase something I've already written.
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Our democratic richness arrives when we're able to comprehend our collective humanity accurately.
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Our job as writers and thinkers in the time is how to bring about the occasions that let people have that first-person experience - or the metaphoric experience that allows them to see human continuity as opposed to total threat, total willingness to do violence.
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Our society has gotten to the point where we might soon become less and less shocked by any kind of violence.
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People don't really think other people are the same.
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Popular culture tells you that schools and parents don't know what's going on, the police are dogs, politicians are all liars and scum, and any crime that's not committed by the Mafia is done by the CIA.
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Rap actually comes out of punk rock, not black music.
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The biggest problem we have today is that kids are not inspired by popular culture.
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The discussion of ideas as opposed to the American narcissistic obsession with what's going on with the self, that's the general thing people are talking about.
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The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence.
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The high point of civilization is that you can hate me and I can hate you but we develop an etiquette that allows us to deal with each other because if we acted solely upon our impulse we'd probably go to war.
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The point is, you have an ethnic heritage and you have a human heritage. Your human heritage includes everything of human value.
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There's this obsession with the bottom being the best. So that's why, to get to the top, they want to act like they're at the bottom.
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Through him I began to look at broader things, not denying race, but recognizing that culture was the issue, not race.
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Under popular culture's obsession with a naive inclusion, everything is O.K.
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Unfortunately, I'm not a person that's always capable of living up to the Boy Scout philosophy.
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What we need in America is a renaissance. We need to go forward by going backward.
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When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision.
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When people conclude that all is futile, then the absurd becomes the norm.
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When you're artistic director of a program, you present the music you want to present.
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With the divorce rate we have in the United States, staying inside your group doesn't guarantee that you are going to be happy.
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You can meet a young person who goes to school and is really enthusiastic, but if a sufficiently strong personality convinces them that this is a waste of time, that person might flunk out.
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You'd never know that listening to people in the UN but tribalism is the father of racism.
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Your ethnic or sexual identity, what region of the country you're from, what your class is - those aspects of your identity are not the same as your aesthetic identity.
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