Thursday, 13 January 2011

Automatic Transmission

1 comment:

xtina said...

"The construction of life at the moment lies far more in the power of facts than in
convictions."57 And it ends by stating that such convictions "are
for the gigantic apparatus of social life what oil is for machines: you
do not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil all over it. You
spurt a bit of it in the hidden rivets and joints that you must
know."58 Between the Trauerspiel study and One Way Street, the
author's understanding of his trade had changed from esoteric trea-
tise writer to mechanical engineer.

Dialectics of seeing, Susan Buck-Morss, p.17/ on W.B.