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 Raoul Vaneigem - “Work to survive survive by consuming survive to consume the hellish cycle is complete”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “We must discover new frontiers... People have been standing for centuries before a worm-eaten door, making pinholes in it with increasing ease. The time has come to kick it down, for it is only on the other side that everything begins.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “People without imagination are beginning to tire of the importance attached to comfort, to culture, to leisure, to all that destroys imagination. This means that people are not really tired of comfort, culture and leisure, but of the use to which they are”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “In the kingdom of consumption the citizen is king. A democratic monarchy equality before consumption, fraternity in consumption, and freedom through consumption.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “In the twentieth century, death terrifies men less than the absence of real life. All these dead, mechanized, specialized actions, stealing a little bit of life a thousand times a day until the mind and body are exhausted, until that death which is not the”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “The organization controlling the material equipment of our everyday life is such that what in itself would enable us to construct it richly plunges us instead into a poverty of abundance, making alienation all the more intolerable as each convenience promises liberation and turns out to be only one more burden. We are condemned to slavery to the means of liberation.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume the hellish cycle is complete.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Our task is not to rediscover nature but to remake it.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “The eruption of lived pleasure is such that in losing myself I find myself forgetting that I exist, I realize myself.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “The organization controlling the material equipment of our everyday life is such that what in itself would enable us to construct it richly plunges us instead into a poverty of abundance. . .”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Purchasing power is a license to purchase power.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “To be rich nowadays merely means to possess a large number of poor objects.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “In the kingdom of consumption the citizen is king. A democratic monarchy equality before consumption, fraternity in consumption, and freedom through consumption.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “As poverty has been reduced in terms of mere survival, it has become more profound in terms of our way of life.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “There are more truths in twenty-four hours of a man's life than in all the philosophies.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “People without imagination are beginning to tire of the importance attached to comfort, to culture, to leisure, to all that destroys imagination.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own.”
 Raoul Vaneigem - “Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it. Since all our knowledge is essentially banal, it can only be of value to minds that are not.”

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