Christopher Lasch Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old christopher lasch quotes, christopher lasch sayings, and christopher lasch proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values.     

Christopher Lasch

The prison life of the past looks in our own time like liberation itself.     

Christopher Lasch

Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values.     

Christopher Lasch

Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism. They have a distorted understanding of the traditional values they claim to defend.     

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Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business.     

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Propaganda in the ordinary sense of the term plays a less important part in a consumer society, where people greet all official pronouncements with suspicion.     

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Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.     

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Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.     

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News represents another form of advertising, not liberal propaganda.     

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It is the logic of consumerism that undermines the values of loyalty and permanence and promotes a different set of values that is destructive of family life.     

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It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.     

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Make it new is the message not just of modern art but of modern consumerism, of which modern art is largely a mirror image.     

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The prison life of the past looks in our own time like liberation itself.     

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Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order.     

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A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions.     

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Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger.     

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The family is a haven in a heartless world.     

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The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.     

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It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.     

Christopher Lasch

Make it new is the message not just of modern art but of modern consumerism, of which modern art is largely a mirror image.     

Christopher Lasch