Guy Debord - Quotes

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Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal. ---->>>

Behind the masks of total choice, different forms of the same alienation confront each other. ---->>>

Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit. ---->>>

Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea. ---->>>

Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always. ---->>>

There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter. ---->>>

Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs. ---->>>

As specialists of apparent life, stars serve as superficial objects that people can identify with in order to compensate for the fragmented productive specialisations that they actually live. ---->>>

In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation. ---->>>

All that was once directly lived has become mere representation. ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: 12-28, 1931
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: 11-30, 1994
Occupation: Writer

Guy Louis Debord (French: [gi dəbɔʁ]; December 28, 1931 – November 30, 1994) was a French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding member of the Situationist International (SI). He was also briefly a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie (wikipedia)