You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.
John Perry Barlow QuotesShowing all quotes
|3rd October, 1947
|7th February, 2018
|Activist, Essayist, Lyricist, Poet
John Perry Barlow was born in Cora, Wyoming, USA. He was an American poet, essayist, a cattle rancher and a cyberlibertarian political activist who had been associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties. He was also a lyricist for the Grateful Dead and a founding member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He graduated with high honors in comparative religion from Wesleyan University in 1969. He co-wrote (with Bob Weir) such songs such as "Cassidy", "Mexicali Blues" and "Black-Throated Wind". He also wrote one song, "The Devil I Know" with Vince Welnick. He wrote extensively for Wired magazine, as well as The New York Times, Nerve, and Communications of the ACM.
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