Quotation by Susan Sontag

The truth is that Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Marx, and Balanchine ballets don't redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history.
Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. essayist. Partisan Review (New Brunswick, NJ, Spring 1967). What's Happening in America (1966), Styles of Radical Will (1969).
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