“Everything is upside-down…” Quotes

“There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.”
~ Hartley Shawcross (1902-2003), prosecutor at Nuremberg War Crimes tribunal

“Justice, being violated, destroys; justice, being preserved, preserves: therefore, justice must not be violated, lest violated justice destroy us.”
~ Manusmriti, 1200 BC

“Everything is backwards; everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information, and religions destroy spirituality.”
~ Michael Ellner

Mohandas Karamachand Gandhi, one of the most influential figures in modern social and political activism, considered these traits to be the most spiritually perilous to humanity. “Seven Social Sins * Politics without Principle * Wealth Without Work * Pleasure Without Conscience * Knowledge without Character * Commerce without Morality * Science without Humanity * Worship without Sacrifice” This is the 8th sin by Arun Gandhi. * “Rights Without Responsibility” ~ Mohandas Karamachand Gandhi (1925) Young India


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