Saturday, May 17, 2014

US History 1973 - 2014 Commonplace Book: Lecture 8, Society and Culture in the 1970s (Con't)

On TV POWs returning from Hanoi were shown passing the time by watching POWs returning from Hanoi on TV... We have entered an epoch in which nothing is real until it has been reproduced. With events and their copies standing in for each other... the objective form of modern culture has become the farce of mistaken identity. Facts no longer enjoy any privilege over various renderings of them.

— Harold Rosenberg
Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here.  Read this tag to see all of them.

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