Raymond Aron : On aspiration of students

It is true enough; millions of people have jobs which offer no reason for living; neither production nor consumption can provide existence with meaning… If the present phase of history can be defined in terms of ballistic missiles, thermo-nuclear weapons, the moon race and the arms race, should we be surprised that part of the student population wavers between the negation of the hippies, an aspiration towards redemptive violence, and escape towards a new utopia?  — Raymond Aron, La revolution introuvable

 

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Graduate Student at National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore.
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