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Category: Civilization

Destroy western civilization.

“[I]t may take the destruction of western civilization to allow the rest of the world to really emerge as a free and brotherly society . . . .”

- Andrew Young , April 13, 1970.

We should be like the Indians.

“The indigenous people were the ones who were right. I mean they had their own religion [not Christianity], their ethics, their own technology. We just went down the wrong road.”

- Ted Turner

Industrialized civilization must collapse.

“Isn’t it the only hope for the planet that the industrialized civilizations collapse? Isn’t it our responsibility to bring that about?”

- Maurice Strong , May 18, 1992.

Western Civilization must go.

“Hey, hey, ho, ho, Western Civilization’s got to go!”

- Jesse Jackson

Biodiversity is more important than man.

“We advocate biodiversity for biodiversity’s sake. It may take our extinction to set things straight.”

- David Foreman

Perhaps man should be extinct.

“[M]an is no more important than any other species. . . It may well take our extinction to set things straight.”

- David Foreman