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The future we have been sold doesn’t work.  Applying the principles of the factory floor to the natural world just doesn’t work.  Farming is more than a business.  Food is more than a commodity.  Land is more than a mineral resource.
  —  James Rebanks
(An English farmer’s account of the changes he is seeing)
as quoted by:    Andrew Sullivan
From Sullivan’s opinion piece / article:  “Our President’s Emotional Bait and Switch
Which I found on www.msn.com at:  http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/opinion/our-president%e2%80%99s-emotional-bait-and-switch/ar-AAnKTg4
That, in turn referenced the New York Times at:   http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/01/opinion/an-english-sheep-farmers-view-of-rural-america.html?ref=opinion&_r=0
Sullivan’s article originally appearing in: “Daily Intelligencer
Which is a section under New York Magazine
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We’ve never seen anything this bizarre in our lifetimes, where up is down and down is up and everything is in question and nothing is real.
    —    Charles Lewis
Founder of the Center for Public Integrity and the author of a book about presidential deception, on President Trump’s first days in office.
From the New York Times 1/29/2017
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You can only learn to be a better writer by actually writing.  I don’t know much about creative writing programs.  But they’re not telling the truth if they don’t teach, one, that writing is hard work and, two, that you have to give up a great deal of life, your personal life, to be a writer.
  —  Doris Lessing
New York Times interview, 1984
[Found on one of the blogs I follow: “Interesting Literature“; which can be found at:   http://interestingliterature.com/
The specific post can be found at:  http://interestingliterature.com/2014/04/16/10-great-quotations-from-doris-lessing/
  —  KMAB]
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