Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee, (1889-1975) British historian

Arnold J. Toynbee Quote

“The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.”

Arnold J. ToynbeeArnold J. Toynbee
~ Arnold J. Toynbee

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RBESRQ    9/23/10

We are defenceless against ourselves because we glory in war, eat other animals, ignorance, and praise the very people who have a gun to our heads.

E Archer, NYC

Yes, I would much prefer to take my chances in the wild than going through a check point on the highway. I never thought it would come to 'papers, please' while driving through my own neighborhood. Big brother's police state is simply a corral of domesticated beasts-of-burden awaiting slaughter.


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