Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation. It makes history possible.
The Holy Spirit alone can do this, the Holy Spirit alone can establish this link with one's neighbor.
Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society.
The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale.
Thinking has become a superfluous exercise... purely internal, without compelling force, more or less a game.
In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.
For the word is dialectical in itself and at the same time is integrated into the whole of existence. By this I mean that the word is intended to be lived.
Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment.