Theodor W. Adorno Quote

Elements of empirical language are manipulated in their rigidity, as if they were elements of a true and revealed language. The empirical usability of the sacred ceremonial words makes both the speaker and listener believe in their corporeal presence.


p. 7 - Jargon der Eigentlichkeit [Jargon of Authenticity] (1964)

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Elements of empirical language are manipulated in their rigidity, as if they were elements of a true and revealed language. The empirical usability...

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Elements of empirical language are manipulated in their rigidity, as if they were elements of a true and revealed language. The empirical usability...

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Elements of empirical language are manipulated in their rigidity, as if they were elements of a true and revealed language. The empirical usability...

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Elements of empirical language are manipulated in their rigidity, as if they were elements of a true and revealed language. The empirical usability...