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The truth of art lies in its power to break the monopoly of established reality to define what is real.

— Herbert Marcuse

Batinlinda

Herbert Marcuse on the Banalization of Society

Banalization is to take fundamentally important things like, what does my life mean, and surely there must be a better way to organize the world than the way it is organized now, and surely my life could have more meaning in a different situation; And to take any one of these criticisms and treat them as banalities. 325 more words

The Paradox of Tolerance: Herbert Marcuse’s Lie

Herbert Marcuse, in his essay titled ‘Repressive Tolerance’, advocated the need for revolutionary minorities to subdue and oppress the opinions of those that do not subscribe to the behaviours and customs of these small groups. 405 more words

Marcusian Repressive Tolerance

Herbert Marcuse, in his essay titled ‘Repressive Tolerance’, advocated the need for revolutionary minorities to subdue and oppress the opinions of those that do not subscribe to the behaviours and customs, of these small groups. 401 more words

Blog #74 - On the Relevance of Herbert Marcuse Today

Blog #74 – On The Relevance of Herbert Marcuse Today:

NOTE: This Blog #74 is a short piece on the relevance of Herbert Marcuse’s work of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s to the 21st century, arguing it reflects a major historical turning point. 973 more words

Critical Theory

Marcuse on the transcendent project

Perhaps you’ve had this moment: it’s in the wee hours of the morning. You can’t sleep. The previous day was another shock to your sense of order in the universe and your place in it. 1,170 more words