"Do you see law and order? There is nothing but disorder, and instead of law there is the illusion of security. It is an illusion because it is built on a long history of injustices: racism, criminality, and the genocide of millions. Many people say it is insane to resist the system, but actually, it is insane not to."
Death Blossoms (2004, South End Press; Cambridge MA), p. 11
The role of television is the illusion of company, noise. I call it the fifth wall and the second window: the window of illusion.Mumia Abu-jamal
"The state would rather give me an uzi than a microphone."Mumia Abu-jamal
"The role of television is the illusion of company, noise. I call it the fifth wall and the second window: the window of illusion."Mumia Abu-jamal
"Politics is the art of making the people believe that they are in power, when in fact, they have none."Mumia Abu-jamal
"The media, itself an arm of mega-corporate power, feeds the fear industry, so that people are primed like pumps to support wars on rumor, innuendo, legends, and lies."Mumia Abu-jamal
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