Wednesday, February 17, 2010

angelus novus

“Who cannot take sides should keep silent.”
Benjamin, 1928

“Classless society is not the final goal of historical progress but its frequently miscarried, ultimately achieved interruption.”
Benjamin, 1940

“Progress would be the establishment of humanity in the first place, the prospect of which opens up in the face of its extinction.”
Adorno, glossing Benjamin, 1962

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