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Propaganda in the ordinary sense of the term plays a less important part in a consumer society, where people greet all official pronouncements with suspicion.
We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change.
The reporting of news has to be understood as propaganda for commodities, and events by images.
The left has lost the common touch.
The conservative revival cannot be dismissed.
News represents another form of advertising, not liberal propaganda.
Neoclassical economics insists that advertising cannot force consumers to buy anything they don’t already want to buy.
Most people no longer live in nuclear families at all.
Liberals subscribe to the new flexible, pluralistic definition of the family; their defense of families carries no conviction.
Instead of taking environmentalism away from the left, conservatives condemn it as a counsel of doom.
Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.
The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to insist that politics and religion don’t mix. This is the stock response of the left.
The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense.
In an individualistic culture, the narcissist is God’s gift to the world. In a collectivist society, the narcissist is God’s gift to the collective.
Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.
The left no longer stands for common sense, as it did in the days of Tom Paine.
The last three decades have seen the collapse of the family wage system.
Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger.
Traditionalists will have to master techniques of sustained activism formerly monopolized by the left.
The same historical development that turned the citizen into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer.
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