An environmentalist since childhood in the 60s, I even wrote an anti-pollution song when I was 8. Conservation, recycling, aversion to all the 'icides', I try to live life with as positive a 'footprint' as possible.
Toleration is not the opposite of intolerance but the counterfeit of it. Both are despotisms: the one assumes to itself the right of withholding liberty of conscience, the other of granting it.
-- Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man