Christopher Lasch quotes

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Once women begin to question the inevitability of their subordination and to reject the conventions formerly associated with it, t ...
The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.
It is a tribute to the peculiar horror of contemporary life that it makes the worst features of earlier times--the stupefaction of ...
Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.
We do not need to minimize the poverty of the ghetto or the suffering inflicted by whites on blacks in order to see that the incre ...
The master propagandist, like the advertising expert, avoids obvious emotional appeals and strives for a tone that is consistent w ...
A society that has made "nostalgia" a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in ...
Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.
Knowledge is what we get when an observer, preferably a scientifically trained observer, provides us with a copy of reality that w ...
Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected aga ...
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