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There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it. Roland Barthes

Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools got nothing, Ma, to live up to. Bob Dylan

Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in a confusing world. Susan Lieberman

There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation. Eugene Ionesco

We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world -- mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt. R. D. Laing

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings. R. D. Laing

Without alienation, there can be no politics. Arthur Miller

The most dangerous aspect of present-day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and the external, between the intellectual and the physical. Eugenio Montale

I don't want to express alienation. It isn't what I feel. I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement. All my work says be serious, be passionate, wake up. Susan Sontag

The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency. Pope John Paul II

Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness. Bruno Bauer

When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays. Elmer Bernstein

I guess lyrically they're similar because they're talking about escaping the kind of misery that likes company. 'The Last One Alive,' for me, is very simple. It's just about alienation, really, that causes anger. Jon Crosby

Another cause for the increase in alienation and cynicism is a feeling that too many policy decisions that affect individuals have been taken out of any system that has accountability or that they can influence. Robert Teeter

I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal. Terry Southern


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