Ulrich Beck Quotes & Sayings

28 most famous Ulrich Beck quotes and sayings (sociologist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Ulrich Beck Quotes
“Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes.”
Ulrich Beck Quotes
“All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.”
Ulrich Beck Quotes
“The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion.”
Ulrich Beck Quotes
“Western countries in particular can today no longer be separated from Muslim societies, because they have them within themselves. They are themselves internally globalized.”
“And it also became clear that these conditions of inequality and historical injustice have given rise to a feeling of hate in the world - a deeply felt hate that cannot easily be overcome with a few good words.”
Ulrich Beck Quotes
“We are living in a world that is beyond controllability.”
“The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others.”
Ulrich Beck Quotes
“I forced myself to think what is the new concept and it became clear to me that it was risk, not only in technology and ecology, but in life and employment, too.”
Ulrich Beck Quotes
“You cannot make peace with terrorists. The normal dividing lines between war and peace do not apply.”
“I held a conference in Harvard where Americans said they didn't believe in risk. They thought it was just European hysteria. Then the terrorist attacks happened and there was a complete conversion. Suddenly terrorism was the central risk.”

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