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Location: Portland, Oregon, United States
Traditions: Christianity, Ex-Severe Fundamentalist
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"Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws." -John Adams

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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.

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If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world.

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There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.

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The man who is always waving the flag usually waives what it stands for.

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Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.

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War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.

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Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle.

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I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?

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In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue.

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A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

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