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Unformatted text preview: not prescribed to us. To me, there is no greater joy than sitting down with my girlfriends and talking about life for hours on end. Nothing is as fun as goofing around with them, laughing wholeheartedly at our crazy behavior, and basking in the deep bonds I have made with good friends. There is something very natural about spending time together with people by talking to them, not by sitting next to them in a movie or an airplane, but just by interacting with who they are and their personality. I think Adorno and Horkheimer make a good point in that many ‘fun’ attractions in society have devalued what fun is by mass marketing ‘fun’ to make money in various industries, but clearly Adorno and Horkheimer never had good friends that they could just sit down with, act silly, and talk about random things....
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- Fall '07
- Jürgen Habermas, Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment, Culture Industry