Jean-françois Lyotard andRichard M . Rorty Essay

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“There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false.”
― Harold Pinter

Knowledge is and will be produced in order to be sold, it is and will be consumed in order to be valorised in a new production: in both cases, the goal is exchange.
Jean-Francois Lyotard

The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.
Martin Heidegger
There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.
Richard Rorty
The difference between people and ideas is... only superficial.
Richard Rorty
“My sense of the holy is bound up with the hope that some day my remote descendants will live in a global civilization in which love is pretty much the only law.”
― Richard M. Rorty
“What makes us moral beings is that...there are some acts we believe we ought to die rather than commit...But now suppose that one has in fact done one of the things one could not have imagined doing, and finds that one is still alive. At that point, one's choices are suicide, a life of bottomless self-disgust, and an attempt to live so as never to do such a thing again. Dewey recommends the third choice.”
― Richard M. Rorty
I shall call modern the art which devotes it little technical expertise … to present the fact that the unpresentable exists.
Lyotard, Jean-François.
A self does not amount to much, but no self is an island; each exists in a