We have collected the best Looting Quotes by famous authors including Sarah Parcak, Rebecca Solnit, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Craig Roberts, Rutger Bregman and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Looting has an immense impact on our ability to understand our global cultural heritage; once these objects are gone, so too is our chance of piecing together humanity’s shared story.
Panic is rare, looting is essentially insignificant, people are not terrified and trampling each other to flee from a disaster scene, but in fact are trying to manage a situation. We may in fact revert to some sort of primordial civility.
What’s more confrontational than thugs and criminals looting our businesses?
Marjorie Taylor Greene
Western capitalism is a looting mechanism. It loots labor. It loots the environment, and with the transpacific and transatlantic ‘partnerships,’ it will loot the sovereign law of countries.
Paul Craig Roberts
News reports following a natural disaster are almost always dominated by stories of looting and violence, but in many cases such stories turn out to be unfounded speculations based on rumour.
I find it vulgar that people are so fascinated by natural disasters, and we allow footage of young people that are looting because they have no choice because of natural disaster.
I remember when I was in Los Angeles, and there was one of the very big earthquakes, and it was just absolute pandemonium. I mean the streets were just – people were crashing into each other, people were looting, in just a very short amount of time.
Satellite imagery is the only way we can map the looting patterns effectively.
‘Star Trek’ is notorious for looting the more thoughtful work of writers for their striking effects, leaving behind most of the thought and subtlety.
To be clear, affirmative action is not, by itself, an adequate response to decades of systemic looting, but it has been an indispensible tool in inching us towards some semblance of a more equitable society.
In every war, there’s looting.
The unambigious fact is that U.S. capitalism is a mechanism for looting the many for the benefit of the few.
Paul Craig Roberts
I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family it says they’re looting, if you see a white family it says they’re looking for food.
Since the Pentagon underestimated the number of troops required after the end of hostilities, we were not prepared to prevent looting or to guard hundreds of weapons dumps spread throughout the country.
You think looting is bad in Egypt, look at Peru, India, China. I’ve been told in China there are over a quarter-million archaeological sites, and most have been looted. This is a global problem of massive proportions, and we don’t know the scale.
Peaceful demonstrations are essential to our democratic system. Unfortunately, some individuals have engaged in unlawful and dangerous activity, including arson, rioting, looting, and damaging public and private property.
How do we stop violence, looting, and riots? The way that we stop that is by making sure that people have the things that they need to thrive.
I hate seeing it; I hate watching it. More importantly, I hate people that don’t understand the environment – how small Ferguson is, how it’s really a sense of community, and, you know, it’s a good place. We shouldn’t have been looting and rioting, tearing up our own city.
I’ve seen looting around the world and thought I knew the best looters in the world. The Iraqis excel at that.
Many are observing Ferguson and witnessing the anger, demonstrations, looting and vandalism and calling for quiet. But quiet isn’t enough. The absence of noise isn’t the presence of justice – and we must demand justice in Ferguson and the other ‘Fergusons’ around America.
There’s always a little jump to your heart when you realize you’ve got looting.
Looting and site destruction are global problems. We have a tough road ahead, and one key will be developing more collaborations and using new technologies like satellite imagery.
Looting is the only way left for the Western financial system to make money.
Paul Craig Roberts
We’ve found that patterns of site looting have increased between 500 and 1000 percent since the start of the Arab Spring. Now this is a problem as old as human beings. People were looting tombs 5,000 years ago in Egypt as soon as people were buried, but the problem is only getting worse and worse.
We have so many issues with overpopulation and urbanization and site looting. And this isn’t just Egypt. This is everywhere in the world, even in America. So we only have a limited amount of time left before many archaeological sites all over the world are destroyed.