Concept Of Love Quotes by Iris Murdoch, Andre Breton, Marc Collins-Rector, Michael Beckwith, Lester Levenson, Jean Kilbourne and many others.
We need a moral philosophy in which the concept of love, so rarely mentioned now by philosophers, can once again be made central.
It is the whole modern concept of love which should be re-examined, such as is commonly but transparently expressed in phrases like ‘love at first sight’ and ‘honeymoon’. All this shoddy terminology is on top of that tainted with the most reactionary irony.
We’ve been socialized with these concepts of love, intimacy, that have no bearing on reality.
When it comes to love as a spiritual manifestation, it is an experience of utter surrender to that which is greater than any concept of love can define.
The vast majority of people’s concept of love is actually hate, more or less. вЂњI need you, I must have you, I can’t live without you, you’re mine,вЂќ is all non-love.
Ads sell more than products. They sell values, they sell images. They sell concepts of love and sexuality, of success and perhaps most important, of normalcy. To a great extent, they tell us who we are and who we should be.
We need a moral philosophy which can speak significantly of Freud and Marx and out of which aesthetic and political views can be generated. We need a moral philosophy in which the concept of love, so rarely mentioned now, can once again be made central.
But donвЂ™t you find the concept of love unusual? (Alix) Not at all. Love I understand completely. ItвЂ™s hatred that puzzles me. I donвЂ™t comprehend finding pleasure in cruelty. (Vik)