February 14, 2015

Zygmunt Bauman: The crux of the question, after Auschwitz

"That is the crux of the question whenever we ponder the meaning of Western Civilization after Auschwitz. Our evolution has outpaced our understanding; we can no longer assume that we have a full grasp of the workings of our social institutions, bureaucratic structures, or technology."  
       Zygmunt Bauman, Modernity and the Holocaust

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