Todd Gitlin Quotes

Top 21 wise famous quotes and sayings by Todd Gitlin

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Todd Gitlin quotes: A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks. A century of convulsive change leaves huge demographic gouge marks.
Todd Gitlin quotes: Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state. Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state.
Todd Gitlin quotes: Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal, which we all want to surpass, and some don't. Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal, which we all want to surpass, and some don't.
Todd Gitlin quotes: Collectively, we are in thrall to media - because they deliver to us many of the psychic goods we crave, and we know no other way to live. Collectively, we are in thrall to media - because they deliver to us many of the psychic goods we crave, and we know no other way to live.
Todd Gitlin quotes: The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit - period. The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit - period.
Todd Gitlin quotes: All I will say is that there are particular features of the American constitutional system that renders a third party futile - at best. All I will say is that there are particular features of the American constitutional system that renders a third party futile - at best.
Todd Gitlin quotes: Navigation is power of a limited sort - it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent. Navigation is power of a limited sort - it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent.
Todd Gitlin quotes: We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery. We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery.
Todd Gitlin quotes: I don't think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society. I don't think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society.
Todd Gitlin quotes: The fancy term for what America has squandered in the past year and a half or so is legitimacy. The fancy term for what America has squandered in the past year and a half or so is legitimacy.
Todd Gitlin quotes: Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions. Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions.
Todd Gitlin quotes: [I]n politics, reputation is the prologue to fact... [I]n politics, reputation is the prologue to fact...
Todd Gitlin quotes: Human inertia makes the everyday environment, the furniture, as it were, appear to be a given. Human inertia makes the everyday environment, the furniture, as it were, appear to be a given.
Todd Gitlin quotes: It's an old anarchist dream that people can take care of their own lives. It's an old anarchist dream that people can take care of their own lives.
Todd Gitlin quotes: Sure, I've often been misrepresented - anyone frequently quoted has this experience. Sure, I've often been misrepresented - anyone frequently quoted has this experience.