My mother and I were on welfare and food stamps until I was 18, so I've always had this ethos of, like, 'try and make a little bit of money now because you don't know what's going to happen tomorrow.'
Music can always serve a role in people's lives when it's emotional and warm and inviting and beautiful.
There's an aesthetic theme, which is cities at two o'clock in the morning. Not cities packed with people going out to clubs and dancing but desolate, empty streets. It's off-putting but there's a strange comfort to it as well, that desolate urban environment.
Basically we should stop doing those things that are destructive to the environment, other creatures, and ourselves and figure out new ways of existing.
If you look at the history of demagoguery and fascism, it always happens when there are two things. It requires a gentle populace to allow it to happen, whether through laziness, ignorance or ineptitude, but it also requires a very angry, dissatisfied section of the populace who want egregiously simple answers to very complicated problems.
But when a man’s religion becomes really frantic; when it is a positive torment to him; and in fine, makes this earth of ours an uncomfortable inn to lodge in; then I think it high time to take that individual aside and argue the point with him.
To truly live a creative life means that you will need to experiment in as many different fields as possible.
Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, 'My appetite is more important than your suffering'?
My reason for becoming a vegetarian was simple: I loved (and love) animals
One simple word: ugh. Is something still considered a conspiracy if it's played out right under our noses?
Last Update: 6 February 2023
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