Peter Sloterdijk

Peter Sloterdijk

As long as no more than a small minority are capable of reading and writing, universal alphabetization seems like a messianic project. Only once everyone has this ability does one notice the catastrophe that almost no one can do it properly.More Peter Sloterdijk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In truth, philosophy is the mode of thought shaped by the most radical form of prejudice: the passion of being-in-the-world. With the sole exception of specialists in the field, virtually everyone senses that anything which offers less than this passion play remains philosophically trivial. Cultural anthropologists suggest the appealing term 'deep play' for the comprehensively absorbing preoccupations of human beings. From the perspective of a theory of the practising life we would add: the deep plays are those which aMore Peter Sloterdijk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An ideology critique that does not clearly accept its identity as satire can, however, easily be transformed from an instrument in the search for truth into one of dogmatism. All too often, it interferes with the capacity for dialogue instead of opening up new paths for it.More Peter Sloterdijk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How much truth is contained in something can be best determined by making it thoroughly laughable and then watching to see how much joking around it can take. For truth is a matter that can withstand mockery, that is freshened by any ironic gesture directed at it. Whatever cannot withstand satire is false.More Peter Sloterdijk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ventilation is the profound secret of existence.More Peter Sloterdijk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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