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Guy Debord
(1931-1994) born on
Dec 28
French social reformer, author. He was a leader of the "Situationist International;" his "The Society of the Spectacle" is one of the great theoretical works on cultural imperialism.
It is hardly surprising that children should enthusiastically start their education at an early age with the Absolute Knowledge of computer science; while they are unable to read, for reading demands making judgments at every line. . . .

Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us.
Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Comments on "The Society of the Spectacle," ch. 10, 1988.
R: "Panegyric," vol. 1, pt. 1, 1989.
A: In "Internationale Situationist," no. 1 (Paris), Jun 1958.
N: "The Society of the Spectacle," ch. 8, sct. 207, 1967.
K: In "The Incomplete Works of the Situationist International," "Formula for a New City" ed. Christopher Gray, 1974.

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