Posts tagged: adorno

  • Theodor Adorno on Expiry

    Theodor Adorno on Expiry

    Truly terrifying are the sleepless nights when time seems to contract and run fruitlessly through our hands. But what is revealed in such contraction of the hours is the reverse of time fulfilled.

  • Theodor Adorno on Gift-giving

    Theodor Adorno on Gift-giving

    Human beings are forgetting how to give gifts... Real gift-giving had its happiness in imagining the happiness of the receiver. It meant choosing, spending time, going out of one’s way, thinking of the other as a subject: the opposite of forgetfulness. Hardly anyone is still capable of this.