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Biography - Theodor W. Adorno:

German philosopher, sociologist, psychologist and composer.
Born: 1903 - Died: 1969
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La tâche de l'art aujourd'hui, c'est de mettre du chaos dans l'ordre.

German
Aufgabe von Kunst heute ist es, Chaos in die Ordnung zu bringen.




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We adore chaos because we love to produce order.




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No improvement is too small or trivial to be worthwhile.
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Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
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