„Countries are poor not because their people are lazy; their people are 'lazy' because they are poor.“

—  Ha-Joon Chang, livro Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism

Prologue, p. 18
Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism (2008)

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Ha-Joon Chang
Economista 1963

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—  Bob Hope American comedian, actor, singer and dancer 1903 - 2003

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—  Abdul Sattar Edhi Pakistani philanthropist, social activist, ascetic and humanitarian 1928 - 2016

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„People are so lazy, they want everything to be simple, but nothing is simple. Nothing.“

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„Very commonly substances are criminalized because they're associated with what's called the dangerous classes, you know, poor people, or working people.“

—  Noam Chomsky american linguist, philosopher and activist 1928

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Contexto: Very commonly substances are criminalized because they're associated with what's called the dangerous classes, you know, poor people, or working people.… Actually, the peak of marijuana use was as I said, in the seventies, but that was rich kids, so you don't throw them in jail. And then it got seriously criminalized, you know, you really throw people in jail for it, when it was poor people.

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„I am a lazy person, which is why I like open source, for other people to do work for me.“

—  Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969

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