B. W. Powe Quotes & Wallpapers

B. W. Powe
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The corporatist-economic model of society appears to be governing us. Economists, often in the pay of transnationals, are deciding, for us, what democracy is, and will be. B. W. Powe

Democracies should be a delirium of choices - more options, not fewer; more avenues to travel, not fewer. B. W. Powe

The myth of Canada, its hidden story, is of a contemplative country, a place of inwardness, where people can question the idea of nationhood and ponder what values we wish to see expressed and achieved, and what solitudes of identity and reverie we wish to preserve. B. W. Powe

If you make things sound inoffensively obvious, then it is likely that no one will listen. B. W. Powe

The Trojan War without Homer was nothing more than a battle over trade routes. B. W. Powe

No rebellious heart is ever at ease with paths established by others. B. W. Powe

A just society will appear less spectacular, and less clearly defined, than a society with totalitarian leadership, theocratic goals. B. W. Powe

Charisma is a sign of the calling. Saints and pilgrims are defiantly moved by it. B. W. Powe

We become slaves the moment we hand the keys to the definition of reality entirely over to someone else, whether it is a business, an economic theory, a political party, the White House, Newsworld or CNN. B. W. Powe

There must be engagement: there must be protest. B. W. Powe

If our dreams can last, then we could turn our time and place to gold. B. W. Powe

Passion was animal flesh, raw desire gnawing and ripping at its early limitations. These passions were to be feared only if undirected by the conscience of the higher self. Mind was the key to the process of enlightenment. Hence reason was the first principle, light itself. B. W. Powe

We have to learn how to contact one another over an enormous land space, across five-and-a-half time zones, in what as once a wilderness of scattered settlements, in what is now a sprawl of suburban edge cities and satellite towns. Technology forges connections and disconnections here. B. W. Powe

Each voice carries a portion of value, no matter how unpalatable or distasteful that voice may be: no one person, government, ideology, transnational, or religious institution can own and dominate the whole. B. W. Powe

enlightenment should be a human right. B. W. Powe

Alienation and loneliness plant the seeds for rebellion and consciousness. B. W. Powe

It began in images and it ended in symbolism. B. W. Powe

We remake the world through our technologies, and these in turn remake and extend us, in ever spiraling lattices of complexity. McLuhan uncannily foresaw the future, where electronic technology would shape and expand cultures and societies into a global membrane of communications. B. W. Powe

Here I find a puzzle of great beauty: Canada works well in practice, but just doesn't work out in theory. B. W. Powe

Canada may be fast-forwarding, jump starting, into a new pattern, a model of communication linkages, a civilization that is more than a grab for power and dominance, a place that could channel the fires of the global wirings, where political alliances are subject to electrical ebb and flow, and the alchemical cultivations of imagination and perception, of the self, could precail of the ideology of capital. B. W. Powe

Electrical fire and the fire of greed kindle economies. In that flux, nations become digitized commodities on stock-exchange floors and on investors' rating screens. A country becomes a product to be rated for its obedience to paying of deficits and debts. B. W. Powe

Followers of another political party tell us that we will strengthen ourselves by ignoring our history, our traditions, our mythologies, our culture and vision, and by following the American way. B. W. Powe

The origin of corruption in politics is surely in the thought that you are the bearer of ultimate virtue. B. W. Powe

Canada is like several puzzles that we are all working on at the same time. Everyone has a part to add, but no one has seen the whole picture yet. B. W. Powe

There is, it seems, an unbridgeable chasm between the concerns of a Sri Aurobindo and a Pat Robertson. B. W. Powe

Certainty is usually a sign of pathology. B. W. Powe

Then there were his encounters with the two mystics. Trudeau met Mounier only once, according to the Nemnis; and according to John English, he had only one direct encounter with Teilhard de Chardin. B. W. Powe

May the ability to see many points view keep us gentle. B. W. Powe

Threaten the balances of justice and you threaten the potential enlargements of mind and soul. Therefore justice is part of the safeguarding of the heart. B. W. Powe



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