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.
The one thing that I know government is good for is countervailing against monopoly. It's not great at that either, but it's the only force I know that is fairly reliable.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||3rd October, 1947|
|Death:||7th February, 2018|
|Profession:||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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