What is more frightening than any particular policy or ideology is the widespread habit of disregarding facts
All ideologies are idiotic, whether religious or political, for it is conceptual thinking, the conceptual word, which has so unfortunately divided man
Everything ideological possesses meaning: it represents, depicts, or stands for something lying outside itself. In other words, it is a sign. Without signs there is no ideology.
Art and ideology often interact on each other; but the plain fact is that both spring from a common source. Both draw on human experience to explain mankind to itself; both attempt, in very different ways, to assemble coherence from seemingly unrelated phenomena; both stand guard for us against chaos.
If you take away ideology, you are left with a case by case ethics which in practice ends up as me first, me only, and in rampant greed.
It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
Now different races and nationalities cherish different ideals of society that stink in each other's nostrils with an offensiveness beyond the power of any but the most monstrous private deed.
There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence.
What persuades men and women to mistake each other from time to time for gods or vermin is ideology. One can understand well enough how human beings may struggle and murder for good material reasons -- reasons connected, for instance, with their physical survival. It is much harder to grasp how they may come to do so in the name of something as apparently abstract as ideas. Yet ideas are what men and women live by, and will occasionally die for.
Whoever today speaks of human existence in terms of power, efficiency, and ''historical tasks'' is an actual or potential assassin.
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell
Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together
Whoever today speaks of human existence in terms of power, efficiency, and historical tasks is an actual or potential assassin.
If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless
It is amazing how many of those who consider themselves "thinking people" respond automatically to words the way Pavlov's dog was conditioned to respond to certain sounds
Ideologies have no heart of their own. They're the whores and angels of our striving selves.
Our blight is ideologies -- they are the long-expected Antichrist!
There cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological realm. Peaceful coexistence corrupts.
If you take away ideology, you are left with a case by case ethics which in practice ends up as me first, me only, and in rampant greed."
Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.
Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.
I don't want a fortnight on the Costa del Sol Don't wanna go to Bognor it's a plague-ridden hole and it don't fit in with my ideology... Down the Adriatic to the Vlora bay Twenty pints of Fosters and I'm away 'Cos now I know just where I wanna be: Albania that's the place for me!
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