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    To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.
    Ernst Fischer (1899–1972)

    In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
    —Ernst Fischer (1899–1972)