For The Love Of Wisdom – Audre Lorde – Fear

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde (February 18, 1934–November 17, 1992) As we learn to bear the intimacy of scrutiny and to flourish within it, as we learn to use the products of that scrutiny for power within our living, those fears which rule our lives and form our silences begin to lose their control over us.

For The Love of Wisdom – Octavia Butler – Leadership And Fear

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Octavia Butler (June 22, 1947–February 24, 2006) When apparent stability disintegrates, As it must — God is Change — People tend to give in To fear and depression, To need and greed. When no influence is strong enough To unify people They divide. They struggle, One against one, Group against group, For survival, position, power. …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Keith Allen Haring – Fear And Loving

Keith Allen Haring

Keith Allen Haring(May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) I guess it’s because I’m afraid. Afraid I’m wrong. And I guess I’m afraid I’m wrong, because I constantly relate myself to other people, other experiences, other ideas. I should be looking at both in perspective, not comparing. I relate my life to an idea or …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Bertrand Russell – Fear, Religion, And God

Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) Fear is the basis of religious dogma, as of so much else in human life. Fear of human beings, individually or collectively, dominates much of our social life, but it is fear of nature that gives rise to religion. The antithesis of mind and matter is ... more …

For The Love Of Wisdom – Lyndon B Johnson – Voting, Racism And Fear

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Lyndon B Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973) I think that the so-called 'white backlash' is destructive, not only of the interests of Negro Americans, but of all those who stand to gain from humane and farsighted government. And those that stand to gain from humane and farsighted government is everybody. Nevertheless, there …