John Ralston Saul - Quotes

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The citizen's job is to be rude - to pierce the comfort of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt. ---->>>

Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society.

Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society.

Nothing is absolute, with the debatable exceptions of this statement and death. ---->>>

Armaments; extremely useful for fighting wars, a deadweight in any civil economy. ---->>>

Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.

Bankers - pillars of society who are going to hell if there is a God and He has been accurately quoted.

Dictionary - opinion expressed as truth in alphabetical order. ---->>>

Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen. ---->>>

A Big Mac - the communion wafer of consumption. ---->>>

Anglo Saxons: To blame for everything. ---->>>

If allowed to run free of the social system, capitalism will attempt to corrupt and undermine democracy, which is after all not a natural state. ---->>>

Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy. ---->>>

Freedom - an occupied space which must be reoccupied every day. ---->>>

Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value. ---->>>

Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney. Disney also promised a child's paradise and unlike Marx, delivered on his promise. ---->>>

Everyone has an equal right to inequality. ---->>>

Only when God was said to have died did various leaders, professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors. ---->>>

You can always tell you're in deep trouble when people start thinking money's real. ---->>>

Either God is alive, in which case he'll deal with us as he sees fit. Or he is dead, in which case he was never alive, it being unlikely that he died of old age. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 06-19, 1947
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Occupation: Author
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John Ralston Saul, CC OOnt (born June 19, 1947) is a Canadian award-winning philosopher, novelist and essayist. He is a long-term champion of freedom of expression and was the International President of PEN International, until October 2015. Saul is the co-founder and co-chair of the non-profit Institute for Canadian Citizenship, a national charity promoting the inclusion of new citizens (wikipedia)