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Noam Chomsky

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Biography - Noam Chomsky:

American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, political activist and social critic.
Born: 1928
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.




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Quotes for: art


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Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes for: culture


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Quotes about culture:


Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.





Philosophy is the culture of the soul.





We must cultivate our garden.





Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.





Anything that degrades culture shortens the paths that lead to servitude.





It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed 'Wisdom.' And then I know exactly what is going to follow: 'Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.'











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Noam Chomsky also said...


Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control.





If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.





As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.





The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.





I was never aware of any other option but to question everything.





Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.












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