Too long in the library #1

February 15, 2009 § Leave a comment

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“To perpetuate the ethos of consumption the products of mass culture demand an identification with the status quo which produces the very smugness and intellectual passivity that seem to fit in with totalitarian creeds, even if the explicit surface message is anti-totalitarian.”

Theodor Adorno, The Schema of Mass Culture

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