Quotation by Thomas Mann

...that absolutely everything beloved and cherished of the bourgeoisie, the conservative, the cowardly, and the impotent—the State, family life, secular art and science—was consciously or unconsciously hostile to the religious idea, to the Church, whose innate tendency and permanent aim was the dissolution of all existing worldly orders, and the reconstitution of society after the model of the ideal, the communistic City of God.
Thomas Mann (1875–1955), German author, critic. Originally published as Der Zauberberg, Fischer (1924). The Magic Mountain, ch. 7, p. 587, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, The Modern Library, McGraw-Hill (1955).

Naphta's typical comingling of utopian Jesuit and Marxist ideals.
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