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“A part of me wants to sort of try and sound cool and feed this myth that I'm some sort of glamorous lothario, but I was raised by women – my mother and her mother and my aunts – and as a result, most of my friends have always been women.”

“And if we obey God, we must disobey ourselves, and it is in this disobeying ourselves, wherein the hardness of obeying God consists.”

“Basically we should stop doing those things that are destructive to the environment, other creatures, and ourselves and figure out new ways of existing.”

“Better a loving single-parent family than a 'conventional' family where the parents hate each other and the father is a demagogue.”

“Biologically we’re all the same. We all get sad, we all get happy, and we all die. Anyone who pretends that that’s not the case is either a sociopath or utterly delusional.”

“But when a man’s religion becomes really frantic; when it is a positive torment to him; and in fine, makes this earth of ours an uncomfortable inn to lodge in; then I think it high time to take that individual aside and argue the point with him.”

“Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, 'My appetite is more important than your suffering'?”

“Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.”

“Every single day the world seems like it is on the brink of falling apart. But then I look outside my window, and things look about the same as they did a week ago. It's almost a form of cognitive dissonance.”

“Factory-farm lobbyists are so powerful and so well funded and they do everything in their power to hide the truth about farming. They keep the farms and slaughterhouses in places that most people never visit; they execute huge marketing campaigns in an effort to make animal production look like a happy, nice, benign institution.”

“For better or worse, I'm interested in just about everything: every different type of music I can imagine. I can never see a reason to choose just one type of music at the exclusion of everything else. Different types of music are capable of being rewarding in different kinds of ways.”

“For me the two biggest issues are climate change and animal welfare/animal agriculture. And oddly enough animal agriculture is such a contributor to climate change. According to the United Nations, 25% of climate change comes from animal agriculture, so every car, bus, boat, truck, airplane combined has less CO2 and methane emissions than animal agriculture.”

“For me, love is very non-academic. Love, it’s a very physical thing. I don’t mean physical in terms of – I mean, it can be sexual. But those moments when I’m aware of the fact that I love someone or love something, it really manifests physically.”

“I believe that to knowingly commit actions that cause or condone suffering is reprehensible in the extreme. I call upon you to be compassionate and treat others as you want to be treated. If you don't want to be beaten, imprisoned, mutilated, killed or tortured then you shouldn't condone such behavior towards anyone, be they human or not.”

“I don't know many artists who are happy with themselves all of the time.”

“I feel like once the song is done, you put it out there and if people want to do bizarre remixes, if people want to make strange videos, great. You know, like chaos theory applied to the music business.”

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“How we view ourselves can often determine the perspective and degree in which we see others and the world around us. Each and every one of us has a view.

Such a view, that it can shape the future of others and how they live, dream and look towards the future that we all hope is better and more fruitful than our past. This I believe is a common initiative.”


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“I find myself for whatever reason unable to live in the apartment I renovate and have to sell.”

“I guess on one hand, I spent way too much time watching science fiction and reading science fiction when I was growing up. But a part of it is I also never felt much of a connection to the world in which I lived while I was growing up, and so, oddly enough, I think I felt a lot more connected to the worlds that I read about in science fiction.”

“I have no patience for anyone who thinks they've figured things out, no patience for people who think they're right at the expense of everyone else. The world is too connected and too complicated to conform to any of our rigid ideas of what it should be like.”

“I know, in my heart of hearts, I don't do things for money.”

“I like the humility that comes from being hated. Hopefully some humility and compassion comes out of that.”

“I love it when celebrities fall apart, you want them to fall apart like Charlie Sheen.”

“I need an audience way more than an audience needs me.”

“I realized that I don't like touring. I'll never complain about it because no one wants to hear about a relatively successful musician complain about the hardships of staying in a hotel.”

“I realized the universe is 15 billion years old and unspeakably complicated. I still love the teachings of Christ, but I also believe that the human condition prevents us from having any true objective knowledge and understanding of the universe.”

“I remember New York in the '80s as a place with vacant lots that would eventually give over to nature. Weeds would grow up, squirrels would move in. That entropy is gone now. It's too expensive to let a vacant lot go natural.”

“I think a lot of self-importance is a product of fear. And fear, living in sort of an un-self-examined fear-based life, tends to lead to narcissism and self-importance.”

“I wasn't raised Catholic; I just really like the image of a neutral and benign Mary floating around somewhere, being nice to people.”

“I won't complain about touring, because I really do believe that a public-figure musician complaining about being a public-figure musician is just absurd. Like, 'Boo hoo hoo! I have to stand on stage and people pay attention to me!”

“I'd just rather have a really sharp, interesting, smart gay son than some big dumb hetero meathead.”

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“My dad played music at parties in Goa, and I would help him make his tapes because I was super organised and had incredibly neat handwriting.

That was my first lesson in DJing: be organised. Also, I knew how the buttons on the tape machine worked, and more importantly what they could make hippies do.”


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