Thursday, 21 April 2022

"Moral bitterness is a basic technique for endowing the idiot with dignity."


"People hope that if they scream loudly enough about 'values,' then others will mistake them for serious, sensitive souls who have higher and nobler perceptions than ordinary people. Otherwise, why would they be screaming? [...]
    "Moral bitterness is a basic technique for endowing the idiot with dignity."

~ Marshall McLuhan, from his 'Hot and Cool Interview' [hat tip Memes, Dreams and Reflections]


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