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My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement.
I do what I do, and write what I write, without calculating what is worth what and so on. Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant. I feel that there is a time when a political statement needs to be made and I make it.
And realising that humour is the most powerful way to make a political statement and say the things that you want to say. And it's not used enough, at least not in the U.S.
I suspect that many of the great cultural shifts that prepare the way for political change are largely aesthetic. A Buick radiator grille is as much a political statement as a Rolls Royce radiator grille, one enshrining a machine aesthetic driven by a populist optimism, the other enshrining a hierarchical and exclusive social order.
J. G. Ballard
When you put gas in your car you are making a political statement, because you are supporting the empires that control and continue the destruction of some countries.
I hope that just what I sing about and how I relate to my audience is as much of a political statement as I need to make.
We're all living blinkered lives, and we're not seeing what's going on and looking to change it. I'm not saying that everyone has to make a political statement, but we need to be more aware of what's happening and why.
When I started off with Trainspotting, it was the way the characters came to me. That's how they sounded to me. It seemed pretentious to sound any other way. I wasn't making any kind of political statement.
With Storytelling, at least, it's explicit: this is what the censors say American citizens, no matter what age, are not permitted to see, even though it can be seen by other people all over the world. I suppose you could call it a political statement.
Certainly, the murder of civilians for political statement did not just begin on September 11, 2001.
It's not what my job is about. I'm not out to make a political statement. I want to stand for something, but more by example.
Smith and Carlos aside, I object to using the Olympic awards stand to make a political statement.
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