...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



The Guarani have one of the highest murder rates in the world and land theft is at the heart of all the violence. In spite of this, the land demarcation process is stalling – the authorities are doing far too little to challenge ranchers who have taken the tribe’s ancestral land. How many more gruesome killings must the Guarani suffer before their territory is mapped out and protected?
Survival's Stephen Corry
 on the murder of Ambrósio Vilhalva
If it were up to me, you’d be under the ground.
José Teixeira
Brazilian rancher supplying sugarcane to a joint venture partner of energy giant Shell,
who is also a state deputy

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