Absence of Imagination – Banality

front-cover5‘When art, religion and finally even sex lose their power to provide an imaginative release from everyday reality, the banality of pseudo-self awareness becomes so overwhelming that men finally lose the capacity to envision any release at all except in total nothingness, blankness.’

pg 98
The Culture of Narcissism
Christopher Lasch

W W Norton & Co Ltd; New edition edition (15 Jan 1979)

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