I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival.
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
White Man, let us stand together to secure the survival of your people and my people, for they are one and the same – they are our beloved, miraculous, wonderful, blessed and masterful white race!
It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result.
We know over very national survival is at stake; and we believe that we should support our troops, yes, and work for an outcome that results in victory.
I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That’s what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into it, it’s the same work, just different pieces of ourselves doing it.
Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community.
I have a hot memory, but I know I’ve forgotten many things, too, just squashed things in favor of survival.
We truly have an ancient part of the brain that was about survival when we were prey but we seem to have gone past prey. We eat everything and nothing eats us.
The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
The Jews are trying to destroy all other cultures – as a survival mechanism – the only Nazi country in the world is Israel.
I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money.
The mother’s battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.
The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.
The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.
The recommended daily requirement for hugs is: four per day for survival, eight per day for maintenance, and twelve per day for growth.
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
The human young must learn to perceive these affordances, in some degree at least, but the young of some animals do not have time to learn the ones that are crucial for survival.
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.
At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope.
Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It’s no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It’s a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
Basing my conclusions on experience I am absolutely convinced not only of survival but of demonstrated survival, demonstrated by occasional interaction with matter in such a way as to produce physical results.
In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.
The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father’s fortitude.
The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children.
It is precisely because neither individuals nor small groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation is necessary to human survival and flourishing.
What I learned with Cecil Taylor was strategy and survival and how to resist temptations and resist getting discouraged.
Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior.