Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor W. Adorno

German philosopher, sociologist and composer

Lived from: 1903-1969

Category: Music | History and sociology | Philosophers

Quotes: Theodor W. Adorno

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    Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
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    Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism is an indispensable element of culture.
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    There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence.
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