Quotation by Max Frisch

The technologist was the final guise of the white missionary, industrialization the last gospel of a dying race and living standards a substitute for a purpose in living.
Max Frisch (1911–1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Homo faberEin Bericht, Suhrkamp (1957). Homo FaberA Report, pp. 50-51, trans. by Michael Bullock (1977), Abelard-Schuman (1959).

Marcel's critique of modernity's obsession with technology.
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