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Georg Henrik Von Wright Quotes

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"Society is becoming less and less transparent. People no longer know where decisions that substantially affect their lives are taken, nor by whom, nor how."
-Georg Henrik Von Wright
"That thing that is sometimes called the responsibility of intellectuals is the responsibility of every decent person."
-Georg Henrik Von Wright
"To a growing degree, it is not governments, but rather quite different forces that decide the fate of humankind."
-Georg Henrik Von Wright
"According to the Christian faith, we in the Western countries have a strong perception that we are the masters of creation. Consequently, we are entitled to use nature for our own purposes. When we do so, the equilibrium between original people and nature is upset. People are alienated from nature and are no longer part of it."
-Georg Henrik Von Wright
"I am a provocative pessimist and my point of departure is that politicians and decision-makers must be made to give serious consideration to the consequences of development and make a real effort to change the direction of certain trends. In that case, we may be able to avoid a truly disastrous outcome for ourselves."
-Georg Henrik Von Wright
"Transnational, gigantic industrial companies no longer operate within political systems, but rather above them."
-Georg Henrik Von Wright
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