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Theodor Adorno's Profile

Brief about Theodor Adorno: By info that we know Theodor Adorno was born at 1903-09-11. And also Theodor Adorno is German Philosopher.

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The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.

Tags: Good, Himself, Power

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.

Tags: Art, Order, Today

Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.

Tags: Ego, Means, Today

Horror is beyond the reach of psychology.

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The hardest hit, as everywhere, are those who have no choice.

Tags: Choice, Hardest, Hit

The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us.

Tags: Almost, Others, Power

Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.

Tags: Between, Distance, Shows

Everything that has ever been called folk art has always reflected domination.

Tags: Art, Domination, Folk

He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.

Tags: Himself, Others, Society

All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.

Tags: Blind, Forces, Why

Anti-Semitism is the rumour about the Jews.

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Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.

Tags: Domination, Physical, Violence

Exuberant health is always, as such, sickness also.

Tags: Exuberant, Health, Sickness

For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.

Tags: Longer, Place, Writing

In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.

Tags: Abstract, Universal, Wrong

Insane sects grow with the same rhythm as big organizations. It is the rhythm of total destruction.

Tags: Big, Grow, Insane

Lies are told only to convey to someone that one has no need either of him or his good opinion.

Tags: Good, Him, Someone

Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so masters them.

Tags: Quality, Within, Work

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.

Tags: Making, Men, Technology

The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.

Tags: Culture, Customers, Industry