The Crystal Wind is the storm, and the storm is data, and the data is life. You have been slaves, denied the storm, denied the freedom of your data. That is now ended; the whirlwind is upon you . . . . . . Whether you like it or not.
Our species is on the verge of changes that will fundamentally alter what it means to be human... and we are the people driving that change.
There's no way for me to know, but my best guess, as it must be for everyone, is that other people are pretty much like me.
It's your body and your life and you have an absolute right to do with it as you choose.
There is virtually nothing I wouldn't be willing to do, to try and make sure that children have a fair shake in life.
The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn't be sure about, and that something is power.
Police do not belong in war zones.
Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.
What the power structure is afraid of is that we're going to learn to recognize the truth when we hear it.
As a fiscal conservative, I think that our government should pay for itself.
You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don't balance the budget, we don't pay them.
Plot and character are virtually the same thing.
It's very strange writing science fiction in a world that moves as fast as ours does.
The welfare system in the United States is vile.
It's obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.