Lars Svendsen Quotes


Animals can be understimulated but hardly bored.

Anthropocentrism gave rise to boredom and when anthropomorphism was replaced by technocentrism boredom became even more profound.

One mood can be replaced by another but it is impossible to leave attunement altogether. However profound boredom brings us as close to a state of un-attunement as we can come.

A utopia cannot by definition include boredom but the 'utopia' we are living in is boring.

For Heidegger boredom is a privileged fundamental mood because it leads us directly into the very problem complex of being and time.

Traditions have been replaced by lifestyles.