Anarchy had been here all the nineteenth century, with its sinister offspring Nihilism , and it is a simple truth that the human mind can face better the most oppressive government , the most rigid restrictions, than the awful prospect of a lawless, frontierless world . Freedom is a dangerous intoxicant and very few people can tolerate it in any quantity; it brings out the old raiding, oppressing, murderous instincts; the rage for revenge, for power , the lust for bloodshed.
Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.jef raskin
It is outrageous that [the ESB] is oppressing a powerless citizen in this way.joe higgins
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class shall represent and repress them in parliament.karl marx
I feel that "man-hating" is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them.robin morgan