As for activism, that’s just elementary. There is an enormous amount of human suffering and misery, which can be alleviated and overcome. There is oppression that shouldn’t exist. There is a struggle for freedom all the time. There are very serious dangers: the species may be heading towards extinction. I can’t see how anybody can fail to have an interest in trying to help people become more engaged in thinking about these problems and doing something about them.
Democracy and Education
Noam Chomsky, Imperial Ambition
So, let’s go.