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Quotation by Walter Benjamin
It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.
Walter Benjamin (1892–1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In Reflections, ed. Peter Demetz (1978). "Karl Kraus," no. 76, Frankfurter Zeitung (Frankfurt, 1931).
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