quote by Immortal Technique

Ignorance is venomous and it murders the soul, spreading like a virus, running rampant, out of control.

— Immortal Technique

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Does HIV cause AIDS? Can a virus cause a syndrome? How? It can't, because a syndrome is a group of diseases resulting from acquired immune deficiency.

We torture and kill two billion sentient living beings every week.

10,000 entire species are wiped out every year because of the actions of one, and we are now facing the sixth mass extinction in cosmological history. If any other organism did this, a biologist would consider them a virus.

I'm tired of this back-slappin' "isn't humanity neat" bullshit. We're a virus with shoes.

The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead-lined room with armed guards.


I caught the happy virus last night When I was out singing beneath the stars.

It is remarkably contagious - So kiss me.

For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.

Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.

The unique nature about the influenza virus is its great potential for changes, for mutation.

But however secure and well-regulated civilized life may become, bacteria, Protozoa, viruses, infected fleas, lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows ready to pounce when neglect, poverty, famine, or war lets down the defenses.


I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me and giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs.

Pseudoscience is like a virus. At low levels, it's no big deal, but when it reaches a certain threshold it becomes sickening.

Faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.

Doubt is a virus that attacks our self-esteem, productivity and confidence.

Faith that you and your life are perfectly unfolding is the strongest vaccine.

God is in the slums, in the cardboard boxes where the poor play house.

God is in the silence of a mother who has infected her child with a virus that will end both their lives. God is in the cries heard under the rubble of war. God is in the debris of wasted opportunity and lives, and God is with us if we are with them.


The government lied about inventing the HIV virus as a means of genocide against people of color. The government lied.

Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.

Science has eradicated smallpox, can immunise against most previously deadly viruses, can kill most previously deadly bacteria. Theology has done nothing but talk of pestilence as the wages of sin.

If I were reincarnated I would wish to be returned to Earth as a killer virus to lower human population levels.

Ignorance is a virus. Once it starts spreading it can only be cured by reason. For the sake of humanity, we must be that cure.


Civilization is a social plague on the planet, and vices are just as necessary to it as is a virus to disease.

In the event that I am reincarnated, I would like to return as a deadly virus, in order to contribute something to solve overpopulation.

To replace the old paradigm of war with a new paradigm of waging peace, we must be pioneers who can push the boundaries of human understanding. We must be doctors who can cure the virus of violence. We must be soldiers of peace who can do more than preach to the choir. And we must be artists who will make the world our masterpiece.

Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.

Dance music is like a virus, it has affected so many different genres.


With 30,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations from the seasonal flu, those numbers are certainly higher than what we've seen of the swine flu. Protecting yourself from both viruses is very important.

Images contaminate us like viruses.

We lose eight children and teenagers to gun violence every day.

If a mysterious virus suddenly started killing eight of our children every day, America would mobilize teams of doctors and public health officials. We would move heaven and earth until we found a way to protect our children. But not with gun violence.

The single biggest threat to man's continued dominance on the planet is the virus.

The moral immune system of this country has been weakened and attacked, and the AIDS virus is the perfect metaphor for it. The malignant neglect of the last twelve years has led to breakdown of our country's immune system, environmentally, culturally, politically, spiritually and physically.


With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot;

but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.

It seems likely that most if not all the genetic information in any organism is carried by nucleic acid - usually by DNA, although certain small viruses use RNA as their genetic material.

With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot;

but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.

Language is a virus, money is a nasty disease.

Every time the diaphragm winks, the camera repeats the question that now travels through cyberspace and invades, as a modern virus, the memories of machines, men and women. The question that history sets forth. The question which forces us to define ourselves and whose answer makes us human: On which side are you?

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