Emphasis Quotes

"The one function TV news performs very well is ...

"The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were." — David Brinkley
📅︎ Jul 29
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"The more distracted we become, and the more emphasi...

"The more distracted we become, and the more emphasis we place on speed at the expense of depth, the less likely and able we are to care." -- Jonathan Safran Foer
📅︎ May 30
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"Rather it is in one interpretation, the Christian moral one, that Nihilism is rooted. The em...

"Rather it is in one interpretation, the Christian moral one, that Nihilism is rooted. The emphasis on truth put forward in Christianity is nauseated by the falseness of all of its historical claims. The rebounding from 'God is truth' to 'All is false', an act of Buddhism. - Nietzsche
📅︎ May 22
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In order to turn out a piece of work the author has to exaggerate the emphasis of it, ...

In order to turn out a piece of work the author has to exaggerate the emphasis of it, to oppose it in a forcefully competitive way to other versions of truth; and he gets carried away by his own exaggeration, as his distinctive image is built on it. -Ernest Becker
📅︎ Aug 28
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