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Can’t Afford The Time To Think

Can’t Afford The Time To Think


Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely to think about changing society. When you trap people in a system of debt, they can’t afford the time to think. -Noam Chomsky, linguistics professor and political activist (b. 7 Dec 1928)

Source: http://wordsmith.org/words/afflatus.html

This should be taken with a grain of salt. Everyone has a choice – although circumstances do effect the likelihood of an outcome, it is ultimately the individuals’ choice of said outcome. We must be careful not to let circumstance serve as an excuse to deter our afflatus.

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