Michel De Certeau Quotes

  • Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious.
  • The only freedom supposed to be left to the masses is that of grazing on the ration of simulacra the system distributes to each individual.
  • Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others.
  • The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.