Frankfurt School

Forgetting Max Horkheimer: February 14, 1895 to July 7, 1973

By Alex Kurtagić1,310 words Max Horkheimer died 41 years ago today. Director of the Institute of Social Research from 1930 till 1953, Horkheimer was a leader of the Frankfurt School, a group that became identified with Critical Theory, a wholly speculative concoction blending Marxism and Freudian psychoanalysis. Horkheimer was born into a conservative, wealthy family of orthodox Jews. His father, Moritz, was a prosperous businessman, owning several textile factories; he expected his son to succeed him at the helm, and from 1910 prepared Max for a career in ...

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The Frankfurt School, Western Subversion by Design

smash cultural marxism

  The Frankfurt School might not have been based in the most prestigious of buildings, and most people might never have heard of it or known what its original inhabitants intentions were, but what came out of that building has had a major impact on our way of life and how our socities and culture have drastically declined. To understand our nations and society today, we have to understand the strategies to be employed and the ethnic/ideological motivations behind those who created the Frankfurt School. The decline would ...

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