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Guy Debord

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Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.

— Guy Debord

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Like lost children we live our unfinished adventures.

— Guy Debord

#children #life #life

Never work.

— Guy Debord

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Le spectacle est le mauvais rêve de la société moderne enchaînée, qui n'exprime finalement que son désir de dormir. Le spectacle est le gardien de ce sommeil.

— Guy Debord

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On ne peut opposer absraitement le spectacle et l'activité sociale effective.

— Guy Debord

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Le spectacle est la reconstruction matérielle de l'illusion religieuse.

— Guy Debord

#philosophy #religion #religion

The spectacle is the nightmare of imprisoned modern society which ultimately expresses nothing more than its desire to sleep. The spectacle is the guardian of sleep.

— Guy Debord


In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.

— Guy Debord


Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.

— Guy Debord

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Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.

— Guy Debord

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This schism birthed several factions of Letterists one of which was decidedly led by Debord upon Gil Wolman's unequivocal recommendation. Debord then focused on filmmaking with financial backing from the movie mogul and publiGuy Debordr Gérard Lebovici (éditions Champ Libre) until Lebovici's mysterious death. He criticized both the capitalism of the West and the dictatorial communism of the Eastern bloc for the lack of autonomy allowed to individuals in both governmental structures.

He was also briefly a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie.

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