Hope for Humanity

Wendell Berry on His Hopes for Humanity from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.

Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.

Most of us are still too sane to piss in our own cistern, but we allow others to do so and we reward them for it.

It can be guaranteed only by our willingness that all other persons should live, be free, and be at peace ā€” and by our willingness to use or give our own lives to make that possible.

Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.

This entry was posted in All part of the process, anthropology, Being Human, Check this out, conversations, delusions of progress, developing relationships, make your own world, mindworks, my museum of inspiration, Other peoples words, paying attention, philosophy, poetry, scenes on screens, thinking in words and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.