Christopher Lasch Quotes


9 Christopher Lasch quotes:



"moral paralysis of those who value 'openness' above all (democracy is more than) openness and toleration... In the absence of common standards... tolerance becomes indifference."
"Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure."
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"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."
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"The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing new diversity of family types."
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"In an individualistic culture, the narcissist is 'God's gift to the world'. In a collectivist society, the narcissist is 'God's gift to the collective."
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"The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information."
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"Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success."
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"Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product."
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"Once women begin to question the inevitability of their subordination and to reject the conventions formerly associated with it, they can no longer retreat to the safety of those conventions. The woman who rejects the stereotype of feminine weakness and dependence can no longer find much comfort in the clichT that all men are beasts. She has no choice except to believe, on the contrary, that men are human beings, and she finds it hard to forgive them when they act like animals."



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