America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
Why, I ask, isn't it possible that advertising as a whole is a fantastic fraud, presenting an image of America taken seriously by no one, least of all by the advertising men who create it?
The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.
The mass media are the wholesalers; the peer-groups, the retailers of the communications industry
Words not only affect us temporarily; they change us, they socialize or unsocialize us.
Etiquette can be at the same time a means of approaching people and of staying clear of them.
If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment, be students all your lives.
...isn't it possible that advertising as a whole is a fantastic fraud, presenting an image of America taken seriously by no one, least of all the advertising men who create it?
The premonition of death may for many be a stimulus to novelty of experience: the imminence of death serves to sweep away the inessential preoccupations for those who do not flee from the thought of death into triviality.
Those who are excluded from meaningful work are, by an large, excluded from meaningful play.