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What is called music today is all too often only a disguise for the monologue of power. However, and this is the supreme irony of it all, never before have musicians tried so hard to communicate with their audience, and never before has that communication been so deceiving. Music now seems hardly more than a somewhat clumsy excuse for the self-glorification of musicians and the growth of a new industrial sector. — Jacques Attali

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What is noise to the old order is harmony to the new. — Jacques Attali

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Man's tragedy is that when he can do something, in the end he will always do it — Jacques Attali

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Change is inscribed in noise faster than it transforms society. — Jacques Attali

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The first path a human being ever travels is the path that leads out of the maternal womb. Every human being's first labyrinth is that of a woman. — Jacques Attali

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Today, music heralds ... the establishment of a society of repetition in which nothing will happen anymore. — Jacques Attali

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Global governance is just a euphemism for global government. — Jacques Attali

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Now we must learn to judge a society by its sounds ... — Jacques Attali

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For twenty-five centuries, Western knowledge has tried to look upon the world. It has failed to understand that the world is not for the beholding. It is for hearing. It is not legible, but audible. — Jacques Attali

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In the future, a part of this class - individuals particularly sensitive to this question of the future - will realize that their happiness depends on that of others, that the human species can only survive united and pacific. They will cease to belong to the mercantile innovative class, and refuse to put themselves at the service of pirates. They will become what I call transhumans (who will give birth to a new order of abundance). — Jacques Attali