Expensive Consent

As there are costs for non-compliance, there are costs for compliance, viz., the death of the mind. Judith Butler

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Philosophy & Unlearning

The real social function of philosophy is to prevent mankind from losing itself in the ideas which the existing organization of society instills into its members.

 M. Horkheimer

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Thoughts Things

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Lao Tzu

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System Thinking

If a revolution destroys a government but retains its patterns of thought, then it will reproduce the government.
Robert Pirsig

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Industrial Quotient

Thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems.
Adorno

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What You Think

Man is what he thinks all day long.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Look Which Way You Look

The same road that goes up goes down. Seawater is life to fish and poison to man.
Heraclitus

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