“The splinter in you eye is the best magnifying glass.”
Who needs friends when you have the Frankfurt School?
This book is actually making me chuckle a bunch.
Horkheimer: I couldn't care less about sending spacecraft to the moon.
Adorno: There is nothing sacred about technology.
"Where art is experienced purely aesthetically, it fails to be experienced even aesthetically."
- Theodore Adorno, Aesthetic Theory
"What makes theory more than a mere instrument of practice is the fact that it reflects on itself, and in so doing it rescinds itself as mere theory."
- Theodor W. Adorno - Towards a New Manifesto (via basedsushigoat)
"In the end, glorification of splendid underdogs is nothing more than glorification of the splendid system that makes them so."
- Adorno, Minima Moralia, They, the people