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James Howard Kunstler quotes and sayings

Author | Born: October 19, 1948
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : Eighty percent of everything ever built in America has been built in the last 50 years, and most of it is depressing, brutal, ugly, unhealthy, and spiritually degrading.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : History is merciless. History doesn't care if we pound our society down a rat hole. It's up to us to make more intelligent choices about how we live!
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : The Hamas organization is explicitly dedicated to the destruction of Israel. That is not a rhetorical gimmick; it is its declared unwavering primary goal.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : It is worth remembering that our cities occupy important sites, and therefore some kind of settlement is liable to be there.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : I think we'll see a leveling off and then a contraction of population, not a continued upward trend.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : The immersive ugliness of our everyday environments in America is entropy made visible.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : I am far less interested in serving as a change agent than in functioning as a prose artist, whether it's fiction or nonfiction.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : Motion is a great tranquilizer.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : The living arrangements American now think of as normal are bankrupting us economically, socially, ecologically and spiritually.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : The task we face is reorganizing the systems we depend on for daily life in a way that is consistent with the realities coming down at us.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : Once energy problems gain traction, there will be a large new class of economic losers, and consequently a lot of social turbulence.
James Howard Kunstler motivational quote : I believe our techno-zealotry will be moderated by sheer circumstance. We will do what reality compels us to do, not necessarily what our fantasies propose.