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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.
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My trade and art is to live.
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
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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.'
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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Quotes for: culture


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Quotes about culture:


Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.
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Philosophy is the culture of the soul.
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We must cultivate our garden.
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Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.
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Anything that degrades culture shortens the paths that lead to servitude.
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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.
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If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
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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.
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Real education is about getting people involved in thinking for themselves.
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Propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.
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