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Michel De Certeau Quotes





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.
 

Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious.
 

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.
 

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.