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  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
    Thomas Malthus
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    Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio, Subsistence, increases only in an arithmetical ratio.
    Source: An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798) I, 18, 1-2
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    Power over a man's subsistence amounts to power over his will.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    Progress, under whose feet the grass mourns and the forest turns into paper from which newspaper plants grow, has subordinated the purpose of life to the means of subsistence and turned us into the nuts and bolts for our tools.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
    Thomas Malthus
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    The power of population is so superior to the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man, that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race.
    Source: An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798) VII, 20, 2-4
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    Xenophobia manifests itself especially against civilizations and cultures that are weak because they lack economic resources, means of subsistence or land. So nomadic people are the first targets of this kind of aggression.
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