Quote by Emile Durkheim : “Man seeks to learn and”

Man seeks to learn, and man kills himself because of the loss of cohesion in his religious society; he does not kill himself because of his learning. It is certainly not the learning he acquires that disorganizes religion; but the desire for knowledge wakens because religion becomes disorganized. – Emile Durkheim

Quote by Emile Durkheim : “The liberal professions and in”

The liberal professions, and in a wider sense the well-to-do classes, are certainly those with the liveliest taste for knowledge and the most active intellectual life. – Emile Durkheim