Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves.
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What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now? ... And if you're not working on that, why aren't you?
With enough of us, around the world, we'll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge - we'll make it a thing of the past.
There is no justice in following unjust laws.
No, you can’t force other people to change. You can, however, change just about everything else. And usually, that’s enough.
Life is short ... so why waste it doing something dumb?
As the Internet breaks down the last justifications for a professional class of politicians, it also builds up the tools for replacing them.
There is no justice in following unjust laws. It's time to come into the light and, in the grand tradition of civil disobedience, declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture.
Creativity comes from applying things you learn in other fields to the field you work in.
Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility, it becomes rashness, or obstinacy.
I don’t want to be happy. I just want to change the world.
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