Quotes by Ballard, J. G.

I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that' >>

Perhaps violence, like pornography, is some kind of an evolutionary st >>

Hell is out of fashion -- institutional hells at any rate. The populat >>

Quotations about Twentieth Century

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier -- the frontier of the 19 >>

To say I accept in an age like our own is to say that you accept conce >>

If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in Americ >>

The marriage of reason and nightmare which has dominated the 20th century has given birth to an ever more ambiguous world. Across the communications landscape move the specters of sinister technologies and the dreams that money can buy. Thermonuclear weapons systems and soft drink commercials coexist in an overlit realm ruled by advertising and pseudo-events, science and pornography. Over our lives preside the great twin leitmotifs of the 20th century -- sex and paranoia.

Ballard, J. G.

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