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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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(verb) to divert the expression of (an instinctual desire or impulse) from its unacceptable form to one that is considered more socially or culturally acceptable

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Marx achieved a psychological synthesis that enabled him to come into his own [...] it enabled him to resolve the problem of his identity. His genius enabled him to sublimate his personal dialectic into a world perspective,

Marx: The Dancer and the Dance (19) default author
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Marx achieved a psychological synthesis that enabled him to come into his own [...] it enabled him to resolve the problem of his identity. His genius enabled him to sublimate his personal dialectic into a world perspective,

—p.28 Marx: The Dancer and the Dance (19) default author
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(especially in Marxist theory) a way of thinking that prevents a person from perceiving the true nature of their social or economic situation (esp used to mislead members of the proletariat about their own exploitation)

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On one level, they are drowning in what Georg Lukács called "false consciousness": they don't even know they're being exploited! On another level, they are the salt of the earth.

on workers

Studs Terkel: Living in the Mural (65) default author
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On one level, they are drowning in what Georg Lukács called "false consciousness": they don't even know they're being exploited! On another level, they are the salt of the earth.

on workers

—p.76 Studs Terkel: Living in the Mural (65) default author
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(verb) to enclose within or as if within walls / (verb) imprison / (verb) to build into a wall / (verb) to entomb in a wall

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the dumb docility in which their bosses have tried to immure them

The People in Capital (79) default author
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the dumb docility in which their bosses have tried to immure them

—p.84 The People in Capital (79) default author
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(noun) a sworn adherent / (noun) devotee / (noun) a devoted admirer / (noun) a devout or zealous worshipper / (noun) a staunch believer or advocate

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Orpheus, Narcissus and Dionysus - and Baudelaire and Rilke, whom Marcuse sees as their modern votaries.

All That Is Solid Melts into Air: Marx, Modernism and Modernization (91) default author
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Orpheus, Narcissus and Dionysus - and Baudelaire and Rilke, whom Marcuse sees as their modern votaries.

—p.145 All That Is Solid Melts into Air: Marx, Modernism and Modernization (91) default author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or typical of Procrustes (a smith from Greek mythology) / (adjective) marked by arbitrary often ruthless disregard of individual differences or special circumstances / (noun) a scheme or pattern into which someone or something is arbitrarily forced

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Administrators, soldiers, scientists, even entrepreneurs - everybody in modern society - is forced into the Procrustean bed of reification and systematically deprived of the freedom that everyone is supposed to enjoy

Georg Lukacs's Cosmic Chutzpah (181) default author
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Administrators, soldiers, scientists, even entrepreneurs - everybody in modern society - is forced into the Procrustean bed of reification and systematically deprived of the freedom that everyone is supposed to enjoy

—p.188 Georg Lukacs's Cosmic Chutzpah (181) default author
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(adjective) using or given to coarse language / (adjective) vulgar and evil / (adjective) containing obscenities, abuse, or slander

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We were just getting used to seeing Lukacs as a great modernist when he came out with a scurrilous, hysterical attack on modernism.

Georg Lukacs's Cosmic Chutzpah (181) default author
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We were just getting used to seeing Lukacs as a great modernist when he came out with a scurrilous, hysterical attack on modernism.

—p.193 Georg Lukacs's Cosmic Chutzpah (181) default author
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(verb) to make supremely happy / (verb) to declare to have attained the blessedness of heaven and authorize the title “Blessed” and limited public religious honor

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What happened to Marx after 1917 was a disaster. A thinker needs beatification like a hole in the head!

Unchained Melody (253) default author
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What happened to Marx after 1917 was a disaster. A thinker needs beatification like a hole in the head!

—p.255 Unchained Melody (253) default author
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