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The susceptibility of the average modern to pictorial suggestion enables advertising to exploit his lessened power of judgment.
It is the goal of the American university to be the brains of the republic.
The second fundamental feature of culture is that all culture has an element of striving.
History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.
Systematic philosophical and practical anti-intellectualism such as we are witnessing appears to be something truly novel in the history of human culture.
The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well, and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards.
Revolution as an ideal concept always preserves the essential content of the original thought: sudden and lasting betterment.
History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense by establishing strict causal connections.
An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.