[Ads-l] "All art is propaganda."

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Nov 16 17:13:40 UTC 2014


Can we infer that all religion is art?  Or vice versa?

LH

On Nov 16, 2014, at 12:03 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 11/15/2014 08:03 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>> That occurred to me too, but I don't see a ref. in GB or Hathi.
> 
> You mean the quotation dictionaries and databases don't have Karl Marx saying , "Art is the opiate of the masses"?
> 
> 5 ghits have this quote.  Two put it in the context of street art or (and?) Bansky, one even mentions Marx specifically.
> 
> Joel 
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