éclaircissement (witness_light) wrote,

Quotation to remember:

The citizens whose lives are split between business & private life, their private life between ostentation & intimacy, their intimacy between the sullen community of marriage & the bitter solace of being entirely alone, at odds with themselves & with everyone, are virtually already Nazis, who are at once enthusiastic & fed up, or the city dwellers of today, who can imagine friendship only as "social contact" between

the inwardly unconnected.

(Horkheimer & Adorno)

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