By Jacques Ellul

"What is politization? . . . (It is that) all difficulties have, in our time, turn into political" -J. Ellul, from the creation Jacques Ellul, the writer of The Technological Society and Propaganda, the following examines sleek man's ardour for politics, the jobs he performs in them, and his position within the glossy nation. He holds that every little thing having now been "politized" whatever in a roundabout way political fails to arouse frequent curiosity between modern men-and in reality should be stated to not exist. He indicates that political job is now a kaleidoscope of interlocking illusions, between which the main simple and destructive are these of renowned participation in executive, well known keep an eye on of elected and different officers, and well known resolution of public difficulties. This domination by means of the political phantasm, Ellul demonstrates, explains why males now flip to the kingdom for the answer of all problems-most of them difficulties that the kingdom couldn't clear up if it attempted. This close-reasoned, really good analysis and diagnosis is, like Jacques Ellul's previous books, an alarming research of present-day lifestyles.

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