Knowledge empowers people. If people know the rules, and are sensitized by art, humor, and creativity, they are much more likely to accept change.

— Antanas Mockus

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While I was the mayor of Bogotá, I received occasional death threats.

Therefore, I had to use a bullet-proof vest. I made a hole right where my heart is. The hole was in the shape of a heart. I believe this kind of gesture, gave me indeed more protection.


We need to create a society in which civility rules over cynicism and apathy.

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