"Eggplant is an Indian crop, so [Monsanto does] genetic engineering of eggplant. They could have chosen 500 vegetables. Why don’t they choose potatoes for India? Why eggplant? Because it is native to India and we have 4,500 varieties. Why do they want to plant – by bullying – on six million acres – GM corn in Mexico? Because corn is the sacred crop of Mexico and the Andes. So basically, while the justification is, “We are doing science,” the reality is they are unleashing a war against our sacred cultures."
الفلسطينيون كلهم شعراء. بالفطرة. قد لا يكتبون شعرًا، ولكنهم شعراء، لأنهم عرفوا شيئين اثنين هامّين. جمال الطبيعة، والمأساة. ومن يجمع بين هذين، لا بد أن يكون شاعرًا
All Palestinians are poets; by instinct. They may not write poetry, but they are poets because they intimately know two important things: Beauty of Nature and Tragedy; whoever has both must be a poet.
64 Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1919-1994)
- a Palestinian poet, novelist, translator and literary critic of Syriac-Orthodox origin born in Bethlehem at the time of the British Mandate
. Educated in Jerusalem and, later, at Cambridge University
, he settled in Iraq following the events of 1948. He translated T.S. Eliot & Shakespeare’s sonnets to Arabic & produced around 70 books consisting of novels and translated material, and his own work has been translated into more than twelve languages
"According to the Oxford study, “occupations that involve complex perception and manipulation tasks, creative intelligence tasks, and social intelligence tasks are unlikely to be substituted by computer capital over the next decade or two.”"
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I have a lot of weird dancing on here. Most are actually how I dance.