Quotes by Michel de Certeau

Michel de Certeau

French writer

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others.
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    As a first approximation, I define ''belief'' not as the object of believing (a dogma, a program, etc.) but as the subject's investment in a proposition, the act of saying it and considering it as true.
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    One is a socialist because one used to be one, no longer going to demonstrations, attending meetings, sending in one's dues, in short, without paying.
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    Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious.
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    The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
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    The only freedom supposed to be left to the masses is that of grazing on the ration of simulacra the system distributes to each individual.
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