DOES THIS REMIND YOU ........

DOES THIS REMIND YOU OF SOMETHING GOING ON TODAY ????

"Naturally the common people don't want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country."
Reichsmarschal Hermann Goering

During the Nuremberg trials in an interview with Gustave Gilbert in Goering's prison cell on the evening of 18 April 1946")

http://thinkexist.com/quotes/hermann_goering

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Margaret Mead

Great quotes Susan. I have always been inspired by that Margaret Mead statement. It keeps me going when I feel discouraged. The others are good too.

Inspiration is a great gift to offer, thanks

Joseph

Joseph Bernard, Ph.D.
www.peace-together.com

And the Rock Man said...

"You see what you want to see, and you hear what you want to hear."

Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

Geneticist and broadcaster David Suzuki said, "If the people will lead, the leaders will follow."

As a scientist, my red flags start waving when I see words like "understood... easy... obvious" because what follows is generally debatable, complex, and obscure.

Editor, propeace.net

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