FILM: "The Sea Change"
Come see the outstanding new film "The Sea Change" Imagine a world without Fish!! with graduate students from SCRIPPS Institute of Oceanography Tesa Pierce and Carolina Behe, who will lead audience participation following screening. "A Sea Change" is the first documentary about ocean acidification. Recipient of the NOAA 2010 Environmental Hero Award, and more than 17 international film awards.
Protest outside D. Issa's Office
North County citizens are fed up with Darrell Issa and the corruption that infests Congress. We demand CHANGE - that we drive out the corporate lobbyists who are the source of this evil. Demonstration in front of Issa's office, Tuesday, Aug. 10th. at 1:00 pm.
This 'N ThatWhen I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS!
- Mahatma Gandhi
To save one life, it is as if you had saved the world.
When the people fear the government you have tyranny...when the government fears the people you have liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
Heresy is only another word for freedom of thought.
- Graham Greene, 1981
Past the seeker as he prayed came the crippled and the beggar and the beaten. And seeing them...he cried, "Great God, how is it that a loving creator can see such things and yet do nothing about them?"...God said, "I did do something. I made you."
- Sufi Teaching
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Cesar Chavez
Hitler and Mussolini were only the primary spokesmen for the attitude of domination and craving for power that are in the heart of almost everyone. Until the source is cleared, there will always be confusion and hate, wars and class antagonisms.
- J. Krishnamurti
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell
The world cannot continue to wage war like physical giants and to seek peace like intellectual pygmies
- Basil O'Connor
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
Those things of real worth in life are worth going to any length in love and respect to safeguard.
- Julia Butterfly Hill
Only in the last moment in history has the delusion arisen that people can flourish apart from the rest of the living world.
- E.O. Wilson
I am part and parcel of the whole and cannot find God apart from the rest of humanity.
- Mohandas Gandhi
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
Non-violence exacts a very high price from one who practices it. But once you are able to meet that demand then you can do most things.
- Cesar Chavez
Why does man have reason if he can only be influenced by violence?
- Leo Tolstoy
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
- Oscar Wilde
It is not your obligation to complete your work, but you are not at liberty to quit.
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
Some things you must always be unable to bear. Some things you must never stop refusing to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. No matter how young you are or how old you have got. Not for kudos and not for cash, your picture in the paper nor money in the bank, neither. Just refuse to bear them.
- William Faulkner
If you oppress poor people, you insult the God who makes them; but kindness shown to the poor is an act of worship.
- Proverbs 14:31
You see things; and you say, "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"
- George Bernard Shaw
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim
In 1989, thirteen nations comprising 1,695,000 people experienced nonviolent revolutions that succeeded beyond anyone's wildest expectations . . . If we add all the countries touched by major nonviolent actions in our century (the Philippines, South Africa . . . the independence movement in India . . .) the figure reaches 3,337,400,000, a staggering 65% of humanity! All this in the teeth of the assertion, endlessly repeated, that nonviolence doesn't work in the 'real' world.
- Walter Wink
If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are, if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
- Joseph Campbell
You know, if people are not pacifists, it's not their fault. It's because society puts them in that spot. You've got to change it. You don't just change a man - you've got to change his environment as you do it.
- Cesar Chavez
The master's tools will never destroy the master's house.
- Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- St. Augustine
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
- Norman Cousins
The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.
Sports plays a societal role in engendering jingoist and chauvinist attitudes. They're designed to organize a community to be committed to their gladiators.
- Noam Chomsky
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
- J.S. Mill
Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible- not to have to run away.
- Dag Hammarskjold (1905-1961)Former UN General Secretary
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. ... Only reverence can restrain violence - reverence for human life and the environment .
- Rev. William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When evil is allowed to compete with good, evil has an emotional populist appeal that wins out unless good men and women stand as a vanguard against abuse.
- Hannah Arendt, 20th-century German political philosopher and author
Love the fellow of the resurrection, scooping up the dust and chanting "Live!"
- Emily Dickinson
What good is a house, if you haven't got a decent planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau