Quotes and Comments:
In the name of Allah
Dear Melvyn Hopper,
"My tour in Life With Principle was fun, and I think it is a good idea to use this
DVD to know America more. The future is unwritten so let's write it green, peaceful
and with jasmine"
- From Samah Al Jundi iEARN Damascus, Syria.
"LIFE WITH PRINCIPLE offers a rich diversity of voices testifying to the continued relevance of Thoreau's ideas today. As a result, the viewers of this fine compilation will be challenged to come up with their own answers. And that too Thoreau would have approved."
- Thomas Wortham, Department of English Chair, UCLA
"The Life With Principle DVD-ROM, was offered by the Thoreau Society as a six-session evening course. The film brought together Thoreau, the 21st century, and the principles by which we should live our lives in such a way that it provoked spirited discussion. We came to learn more about Thoreau; we left learning a great deal more about ourselves."
- Jayne K. Gordon, Director of Education and Public Programs, Massachusetts Historical Society
"LIFE WITH PRINCIPLE impresses with its adroit twinning of historic and contemporary concerns, expressed in the voices of the bravely sympathetic youth and the reflective adult. It is also a respectful homage to the legacy of Thoreau..."
- Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked
"If he [Noam Chomsky] has been given more to condemnation than to praise that may well be the worlds fault, not his."
- Robert Tully, United States Military Academy, Professor of Philosophy, introducing Noam Chomsky at West Point, April 20, 2006