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Angela Y. Davis
American political activist, academic, and author 1944-
Radical simply means ''grasping things at the root.''
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
'Noah' doesn't merely get the story wrong; like all Biblical adaptations, it's bound to do that (although some aspects of the film are out and out ridiculous). It gets the morality of the story wrong, and in the process turns God into Gaia and morality into radical deep green environmentalism.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.
American president 1856-1924
A radical is one of whom people say ''He goes too far.'' A conservative, on the other hand, is one who ''doesn't go far enough.'' Then there is the reactionary, ''one who doesn't go at all.'' All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have
Ching Ning Chu
Chinese-American business consultant 1947-2009
Acquire the courage to believe in yourself. Many of the things that you have been taught were at one time the radical ideas of individuals who had the courage to believe what their own hearts and minds told them was true, rather than accept the common beliefs of their day.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
American writer and columnist
Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
At some point we must realize that actively defending against radical Islamic teachings is not a matter of cultural relativity. It is a matter of universally recognized human rights.
By the end, everybody had a label - pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary ... If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.
American feminist writer 1934-
Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.
American writer 1891-1980
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
American businessman and politician 1954-
For years, Iran has worked to position itself to dominate the entire Middle East and to impose its version of radical Islam on society. It is actively working to destabilize Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria.
American politician and member 1948-
Fracking has been used for more than 60 years to successfully drill over a million oil and gas wells in the U.S. Nonetheless, the prevailing mythology on the radical left is that the technology is 'poisoning our children' by polluting the water we drink and the air we breathe.
Barbara W. Tuchman
American historian 1912-1989
Governments do not like to face radical remedies; it is easier to let politics predominate.Source: A Distant Mirror
Irish writer 1854-1900
He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.
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