Line from the great Patch Adams

Posted: June 30, 2010 in Uncategorized

“There would be integration of all people. See, right now, in the current system of profit, care has been relegated to the burden category: the burden of our elderly, the burden of our poor, the burden of our mentally ill, the burden of the criminal element—and these are all burdens—where it’s really the multinational corporations that are getting the gigantic cuts in subsidies and benefits but we never hear about them being our burden. And so though we …in the world that I’m working for we wouldn’t need mental hospitals; we would have …one, people would not be working all the time just to make money to consume more; they would …the work would be connected to the integration of their community.”

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