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  • Michael shared from Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
    Alas! I had not then learned the measure of “man’s inhumanity to man,” nor to what limitless extent of wickedness he will go for the love of gain.
  • Michael shared from Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect by James Swallow
    “We can see only the edges of the conspiracy,” Janus told her. “But what we can be sure of is that the Illuminati’s goal is and always has been command over the future of humanity. A New World Order, without freedoms, without questions. Without end.”
  • Michael shared from The Stand by Stephen King
    love is what moves the world, I’ve always thought . . . it is the only thing which allows men and women to stand in a world where gravity always seems to want to pull them down . . . bring them low . . . and make them crawl . . .
  • Michael shared from The Stand by Stephen King
    Shall I tell you what sociology teaches us about the human race? I’ll give it to you in a nutshell. Show me a man or woman alone and I’ll show you a saint. Give me two and they’ll fall in love. Give me three and they’ll invent the charming thing we call ‘society.’ Give me four and they’ll build a pyramid. Give me five and they’ll make one an outcast. Give me six and they’ll reinvent prejudice. Give me seven and in seven years they’ll reinvent warfare. Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying...
  • Michael shared from Snuff: (Discworld Novel 39) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
    Indeed, if a poor man will spend a year in prison for stealing out of hunger, how high would the gallows need to be to hang the rich man who breaks the law out of greed?’
    Note: This reminded me of the Members of Parliament expenses scandal we seen in the news not too long ago.