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Consuming Life by Zygmunt Bauman
Consuming Life
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This book was amazing. Really eye-opening, with razor sharp insights into the modern culture of consumerism. READ THIS BOOK.
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The Illusions of Postmodernism by Terry Eagleton
The Illusions of Postmodernism
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Erich Fromm
“We forget that, although each of the liberties which have been won must be defended with utmost vigour, the problem of freedom is not only a quantitative one, but a qualitative one; that we not only have to preserve and increase the traditional freedom, but that we have to gain a new kind of freedom, one which enables us to realize our own individual self; to have faith in this self and in life.”
Erich Fromm, The Fear of Freedom

Bell Hooks
“Simply put, feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. This was a definition of feminism I offered in Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center more than 10 years ago. It was my hope at the time that it would become a common definition everyone would use. I liked this definition because it did not imply that men were the enemy. By naming sexism as the problem it went directly to the heart of the matter. Practically, it is a definition which implies that all sexist thinking and action is the problem, whether those who perpetuate it are female or male, child or adult. It is also broad enough to include an understanding of systemic institutionalized sexism. As a definition it is open-ended. To understand feminism it implies one has to necessarily understand sexism.”
Bell Hooks, Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

Blaise Pascal
“The eternal silence of these infinite spaces terrifies me”
Blaise Pascal, Pensées

Seneca
“What fortune has made yours is not your own.”
Seneca, Letters from a Stoic

Thomas Pynchon
“Life's single lesson: that there is more accident to it than a man can ever admit to in a lifetime and stay sane.”
Thomas Pynchon, V.

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