Oswald Spengler on Mass Media (1923)

“Today we live so cowed under the bombardment of this intellectual artillery (the media) that hardly anyone can attain to the inward detachment that is required for a clear view of the monstrous drama. The will-to-power operating under a pure democratic disguise has finished off its masterpiece so well that the object’s sense of freedom is actually flattered by the most thorough-going enslavement that has ever existed.”
— Oswald Spengler, The Decline of the West, Vol. 2: Perspectives of World History.

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