#695

It’s useless to wait—for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situated within the collapse of a civilization. It is within this reality that we must choose sides.
The Invisible Committee, The Coming Insurrection

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#662

Hasn’t it become obvious to members of the great human family that the center of civilization is already everywhere?
Elisée Reclus

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#661

Hasn’t it become obvious to members of the great human family that the center of civilization is already everywhere?
Elisée Reclus

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#599

The evolution of civilization is accomplished under the tutelage of the executioner; from this point of view Genesis, which tells the story of Adam and Eve chased from Paradise, and the Soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg agree.
Adorno & Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment

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#502

They came with a Bible and their religion, stole our land, crushed our spirit, and now tell us we should be thankful to the Lord for being saved.
Chief Pontiac

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#437

We may call such a monster the ‘beast of property.’ It now rules the world, making mankind miserable, and gains in cruelty and voracity with the progress of our so called ‘civilization’.
Johann Most

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#342

From the dawn of civilisation onwards crowds have always undergone the influence of illusions. It is to the creators of illusions that they have raised more temples, statues, and altars then to any other class of men.
Gustave Le Bon, The Crowd

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#324

The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition… always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
Roland Barthes

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#275

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.

Will Durant

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#85

As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#41

The environment is so full of television, party political broadcasts and advertising campaigns that you hardly need to do anything.

J.G. Ballard

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