‘Adorno, during his American exile, took it upon himself to analyze astrology columns in the Los Angeles Times. Upon reading the advice “Accept all invitations,” he hyperventilates: “The consummation of this trend is the obligatory participation in official ‘leisure-time activities’ in totalitarian countries.”’
Alex Ross writes in The New Yorker about Adorno, Walter Benjamin and a bit about Hegel and Marx.
(Read the article here, it's worth reading.)
The Adorno and Benjamin quotes in this article are proof of the liveliness and accuracy of these two Germans.
Gemini, Libra, Pisces and Scorpio: accept all invitations this week.
All other signs: don’t accept any invitations till September 25th.