Theodor W. Adorno Quote

Music for entertainment... seems to complement the reduction of people to silence, the dying out of speech as expression, the inability to communicate at all. It inhabits the pockets of silence that develop between people molded by anxiety, work and undemanding docility.


p. 271 - On the Fetish Character in Music and the Regression of Listening (1938)

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