Category: Other

Crazy liberal quotes that don’t fit into one of our other categories.

"We are not interested in the utility of a particular species, of a free-flowing river, or ecosystem to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value - to me - than another human being, or a billion of them."

David Graber: One Billion Humans are Less Valuable than Rivers

“We are not interested in the utility of a particular species, of a free-flowing river, or ecosystem to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value – to me – than another human being, or a billion of them.” By David Graber, Biologist with the U.S. National Park Service. Base Photo: Attributed to Nithi Anand. Quote Source: http://www.thealternativeview.com/thewildlandsproject.htm Read more →

"Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of Homo sapiens, then not only would the Earth's community of Life continue to exist, but in all probability, its well-being would be enhanced. Our presence, in short, is not needed."

Paul Taylor: Earth Better Off Without Humans

“Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of Homo sapiens, then not only would the Earth’s community of Life continue to exist, but in all probability, its well-being would be enhanced. Our presence, in short, is not needed.” -Paul Taylor, author of Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics. Base Photo: Attributed to Niranjan Ramesh. Quote Source: Respect for… Read more →

"To feed a starving child is to exacerbate the world population problem."

Lamont Cole: Don’t Feed Starving Children

“To feed a starving child is to exacerbate the world population problem.” -Lamont Cole, Yale University. Base Photo: Attributed to Adam Jones. Quote Source: http://econfaculty.gmu.edu/wew/articles/fee/average.html NOTE: I have received one complaint that this quote, attributed to Lamont Cole, is not accurate. I have found several other sources also attributing this quote to Cole, including Daniel Flynn’s Intellectual Morons and Christopher C.… Read more →

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David Foreman: Humans Must Give Land Back to Nature

“We must reclaim the roads and the plowed land, halt dam construction, tear down existing dams, free shackled rivers, and return to wilderness tends of millions of acres of presently settled land.”-David Foreman in Earth First! Base Photo: Attributed to Tony Webster. Quote Source: http://rightwingnews.com/quotes/environmentalist-wacko-quotes-2/ Read more →

Photo of Barack Obama by U.S. Army.

Barack Obama: Those Racists Clingin’ to Their Guns n’ Religion

“It’s not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”-President Barack Obama. Base Photo: Barack Obama by U.S. Army. Available through Creative Commons. Quote Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/apr/13/barackobama.uselections2008 Read more →