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Brief about Christopher Lasch: By info that we know Christopher Lasch was born at 1932-06-01. And also Christopher Lasch is American Historian.

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Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger.

Tags: Danger, Personal, Remains

The same historical development that turned the citizen into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer.

Tags: Citizen, Consumer, Historical

Traditionalists will have to master techniques of sustained activism formerly monopolized by the left.

Tags: Activism, Left, Master

A society that has made 'nostalgia' a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.

Tags: Life, Society, Today

Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language.

Tags: Common, Language, Left

Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business.

Tags: Business, Makes, Order

Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.

Tags: Age, Character, Express

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.

Tags: Culture, God, Society

Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.

Tags: Debate, Seen, Understood

Instead of taking environmentalism away from the left, conservatives condemn it as a counsel of doom.

Tags: Away, Left, Taking

Liberals subscribe to the new flexible, pluralistic definition of the family; their defense of families carries no conviction.

Tags: Conviction, Defense, Family

Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.

Tags: Marriage, Marriages, Old

Most people no longer live in nuclear families at all.

Tags: Families, Longer, Nuclear

Most women are pragmatists who have allowed extremists on the left and right to manipulate the family issue for their own purposes.

Tags: Family, Left, Women

Neoclassical economics insists that advertising cannot force consumers to buy anything they don't already want to buy.

Tags: Cannot, Economics, Force

News represents another form of advertising, not liberal propaganda.

Tags: Another, Liberal, News

Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order.

Tags: Crisis, Moral, Social

Relentless improvement of the product and upgrading of consumer tastes are the heart of mass merchandising.

Tags: Consumer, Heart, Mass

The conservative revival cannot be dismissed.

Tags: Cannot, Dismissed, Revival

The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.

Tags: Addiction, Belief, Media