"In teaching us a new visual code, photographs alter and enlarge our notions of what is worth looking at and what we have a right to observe." Susan Sontag.
"I mention this personal background because I never intended to run for elective office. I have always been an engaged citizen in a democracy, fighting to make things better. Find a cause, write a book, article, or pamphlet, expose the abuse, and motivate people to demand change. It worked for Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, and Frederick Douglass, as it worked again and again in American history. The outsiders taking on the insiders. The abolitionists, the suffragists, the union effort, the farmer-progressive movement were all outsiders who transformed this country more than any president, as did those who came after them in the past century to lead the fight for civil rights, consumer protection, and environmental regulation." Ralph Nader