quote by John Dewey

A society with too few independent thinkers is vulnerable to control by disturbed and opportunistic leaders. A society which wants to create and maintain a free and democratic social system must create responsible independence of thought among its young.

— John Dewey

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Democratic socialism quote Don't use social media to impress people; use it to impact people.

Don't use social media to impress people; use it to impact people.

Cities must urge urban planners and architects to reinforce pedestrianism as an integrated city policy to develop lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. It is equally urgent to strengthen the social function of city space as a meeting place that contributes toward the aims of social sustainability and an open and democratic society.

A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.

Democratic socialism quote Anti-social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.

Anti-social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.

That democratic socialism, the great utopia of the last few generations, is not only unachievable, but that to strive for it produces something so utterly different that few of those who wish it would be prepared to accept the consequences, many will not believe until the connection has been laid bare in all its aspects.

Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all God's children.

We are not jumping on the austerity bandwagon.

A healthy economy is by far the most important thing for Social Democrats.

Democratic socialism quote There's too much talking in Social Media and too little listening and learning.

There's too much talking in Social Media and too little listening and learning.

The Socialist Party will no longer be running a candidate for president.

The Democratic Party is leading this country to Socialism much faster than we could ever hope to.

We, the Social Democrats, are convinced that capitalism needs to be tamed a second time. The first time we achieved that in Germany for many decades with the social market economy. That is no longer enough. Now we need to do it in Europe and even globally.

In the past 20 years and more since China embarked on the road of reform and opening up, we have moved steadfastly to promote political restructuring and vigorously build democratic politics under socialism.

Democratic socialism quote Music is the original social media.

Music is the original social media.

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I am happy to note that the BJP as an organization is looking to creatively harness Power of Social Media. We have to ensure our Youth stays engaged in our Democratic process. We have to make our Democratic process accessible to them. Social media is an important tool for this.

Just imagine how boring life would be if we were all the same.

My idea of a perfect world is one in which we really appreciated each other's differences: Short, tall; Democrat, Republican; black, white; gay, straight-a world in which all of us are equal, but definitely not the same.

There is only one hope for mankind - and that is democratic Socialism.

Democratic socialism quote Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.

Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.

The Popular Unity government represented the first attempt anywhere to build a genuinely democratic transition to socialism - a socialism that, owing to its origins, might be guided not by authoritarian bureaucracy, but by democratic self-rule.

I would in fact tend to have more confidence in the outcome of a democratic decision if there was a minority that voted against it, than if it was unanimous... Social psychology has amply shown the strength of this bandwagon effect.

The Founders were not democrats and socialists.

.., but conservatives who had a healthy distrust of political passions and who devised a complex system designed to frustrate the schemes of social redeemers and others convinced of their own invincible virtue.

Democratic socialism quote Doing your best is not the answer. Having a network that allows you to be your b

Doing your best is not the answer. Having a network that allows you to be your best is far better.

Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved of the illegal invasion of Belgium, of the massacre of suspected guerrillas, as well as their wives and children, as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.

Social media spark a revelation that we, the people, have a voice, and through the democratization of content and ideas we can once again unite around common passions, inspire movements, and ignite change.

Changing the structure and rules of the global economy will require a mass movement based on messages of compassion, justice, and equality, as well as collaborative and democratic processes ... If we stay positive, inclusive, and democratic, we have a truly historic opportunity to build a global movement for social justice.

Democratic socialism quote The best advice I can give you on building community online is... 'Be the commun

The best advice I can give you on building community online is... 'Be the community you want to have'.

What if the Soviet intervention was a blessing in disguise? It saved the myth that if the Soviets were not to intervene, there would have been some flowering authentic democratic socialism and so on. I'm a little bit more of a pessimist there. I think that the Soviets - it's a very sad lesson - by their intervention, saved the myth.

Democrats are fighting for a new direction that includes protecting Social Security as well as making healthcare affordable, bringing down the high cost of gasoline, and making higher education more accessible for all Americans.

Iceland is capitalist social democratic, rather like the Nordic countries generally. The capital had a mayor who is an anarchist, but the city has been nothing like that. In fact a few years ago it was super-neoliberal, which led to the crash.

Democratic socialism quote Social media isn't about technology. It's about relationships. 3 things you can

Social media isn't about technology. It's about relationships. 3 things you can do today: 1. Spend 5 minutes getting interested in someone on social media, rather than trying to get them interested in you.2. Post it forward e.g. list three people whom you admire. 3. Network before you need your network.

When a leader is in the Democratic Party he's a boss.

When he's in the Republican Party he's nothing but a leader.

There is a Party of fiscal responsibility.

.. economic responsibility... social responsibility... civic responsibility... personal responsibility... and moral responsibility. That party is the Democratic Party.

By its very nature and design, Network Marketing is a strikingly Fair, Democratic, Socially Responsible system of generating wealth.

Democratic socialism quote Best way to get engagement on social media is to be engaging on social media.

Best way to get engagement on social media is to be engaging on social media.

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It is my expectation that Teacher Education for Democracy and Social Justice will become a rich resource for continuing this multi-layered conversation-from democratic belief to democratic action-that is the hallmark of educational renewal.

The crucial role communists played in organizing industrial unions in the 1930s and struggling for social reforms, peace, and civil rights strengthened rather then undermined democratic forces.

As for me, I am deeply a democrat; this is why I am in no way a socialist. Democracy and socialism cannot go together. You can't have it both ways. Socialism is a new form of slavery.

Democratic socialism quote There's too much talking in social media and too little listening and learning.

There's too much talking in social media and too little listening and learning.

There are no globalized, youth-led, grassroots social movements advocating for democratic culture across Muslim-majority societies. There is no equivalent of Al-Qaeda without the terrorism.

The Democratic Party is now a political mechanism having a genuine political principle: national socialism.

Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I understand it.

Democratic socialism quote Connect with people and make new friends daily, you are as interesting as your f

Connect with people and make new friends daily, you are as interesting as your friends are.

The specific trigger for me was when the President [Barack Obama] put Medicare and Social Security on the chopping block. Why I got into the race - it just seemed unconscionable that the Democrats were leading the charge.

Modern science and technology can relieve men of the necessity for specialized, imbecile labor. They may, in principle, provide the basis for a rational social order based on free association and democratic control, if we have the will to create it.

I certainly hoped that in the Eastern part of Germany, what was just beginning to be called the German Democratic Republic, you would develop a system of socialism with freedom and democracy.

The primary social goal of both systems of political economy is for middle-aged men to attract good-looking younger women. Democratic capitalists believe that good-looking younger women are attracted mainly by money. Social democratic capitalists believe that they are attracted mainly by power.

I think Obama has redefined the Democratic Party.

It used to be the party of acid, amnesty, and abortion, and now it's surrender, socialism, and subprime mortgages.

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