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Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they co

Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they consistently express a profound pessimism about humans, human nature and the human future.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Listen, you know this: If there's not a rebellious youth culture, there's n

Listen, you know this: If there's not a rebellious youth culture, there's no culture at all. It's absolutely essential. It is the future. This is what we're supposed to do as a species, is advance ideas.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

My dad was a labour lawyer, and the ideas that I grew up with - bad managem

My dad was a labour lawyer, and the ideas that I grew up with - bad management, bad capitalism, robber barons - when I applied this to my own life, I saw that we are all on both sides of the coin.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

In a way, I envy the freedom artists have. Artists can push themselves beyo

In a way, I envy the freedom artists have. Artists can push themselves beyond their limits, in pursuit of their ideas and their vision, even if they are inhabited by demons that can also play tricks on them.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Academic freedom and free speech mean the right to consider ideas with whic

Academic freedom and free speech mean the right to consider ideas with which you might disagree.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little a

And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I write on big yellow legal pads - ideas in outline form when I'm doing sta

I write on big yellow legal pads - ideas in outline form when I'm doing stand-up and stuff. It's vivid that way. I can't type it into an iPad - I think that would put a filter into the process.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We live in a multi-cultural society far more open to international ideas. I

We live in a multi-cultural society far more open to international ideas. If you'd told me 20 years ago I'd drive through Bury and see someone sitting outside a cafe drinking a latte, I'd have laughed. In fact, I wouldn't have even known what a latte was.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Humans have always used animals to depict ideas about themselves: ideas abo

Humans have always used animals to depict ideas about themselves: ideas about their status, about their position in life and society and the world.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Usually my ideas for work have revolved around my interest in people, espec

Usually my ideas for work have revolved around my interest in people, especially people that live on the edges of society.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Our society is the product of several great religious and philosophical tra

Our society is the product of several great religious and philosophical traditions. The ideas of the Greeks and Romans, Christianity, Judaism, humanism and the Enlightenment have made us who we are.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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