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Daniel Bell Quotes

Daniel Bell
Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.
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#American Sociologist #Art

Daniel Bell
When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults.
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Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism.
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#American Sociologist #America

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But in action, one defies one's character.
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#Action #American Sociologist

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The intellectual takes as a starting point his self and relates the world to his own sensibilities; the scientist accepts an existing field of knowledge and seeks to map out the unexplored terrain.
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The impulse of the journalist is to be novel, yet to relate his curiosities to the urgencies of the moment; the philosopher seeks what he conceives to be true, regardless of the moment.
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#American Sociologist

Daniel Bell
I am too weary to listen, too angry to hear.
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#American Sociologist