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B. W. Powe


Canadian writer poet, novelist, essayist, philosopher, and teacher.
B. W. Powe
The origin of corruption in politics is surely in the thought that you are the bearer of ultimate virtue.
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Certainty is usually a sign of pathology.
Powe
It began in images and it ended in symbolism.




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If you make things sound inoffensively obvious, then it is likely that no one will listen.
Powe B. W.
The corporatist-economic model of society appears to be governing us. Economists, often in the pay of transnationals, are deciding, for us, what democracy is, and will be.
B. W. Powe quotes
Charisma is a sign of the calling. Saints and pilgrims are defiantly moved by it.
B. W. Powe
A just society will appear less spectacular, and less clearly defined, than a society with totalitarian leadership, theocratic goals.
Powe B. W. quotes
We have to learn how to contact one another over an enormous land space, across five-and-a-half time zones, in what as once a wilderness of scattered settlements, in what is now a sprawl of suburban edge cities and satellite towns. Technology forges connections and disconnections here.
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The myth of Canada, its hidden story, is of a contemplative country, a place of inwardness, where people can question the idea of nationhood and ponder what values we wish to see expressed and achieved, and what solitudes of identity and reverie we wish to preserve.
Powe B. W.
The Trojan War without Homer was nothing more than a battle over trade routes.
B. W. Powe
Threaten the balances of justice and you threaten the potential enlargements of mind and soul. Therefore justice is part of the safeguarding of the heart.




B. W. Powe quotes
Canada is like several puzzles that we are all working on at the same time. Everyone has a part to add, but no one has seen the whole picture yet.
B. W. Powe
If our dreams can last, then we could turn our time and place to gold.
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Passion was animal flesh, raw desire gnawing and ripping at its early limitations. These passions were to be feared only if undirected by the conscience of the higher self. Mind was the key to the process of enlightenment. Hence reason was the first principle, light itself.
Powe B. W.
There is, it seems, an unbridgeable chasm between the concerns of a Sri Aurobindo and a Pat Robertson.
Powe B. W. quotes
"enlightenment should be a human right."
B. W. Powe
There must be engagement: there must be protest.
B. W. Powe quotes
May the ability to see many points view keep us gentle.
B. W. Powe
Alienation and loneliness plant the seeds for rebellion and consciousness.
Powe B. W.
Democracies should be a delirium of choices - more options, not fewer; more avenues to travel, not fewer.


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