Every established order tends to make its own entirely arbitrary system seem entirely natural.
Born: August 1, 1930, Died: January 23, 2002
Pierre Felix Bourdieu was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher, and public intellectual. Bourdieu’s work was primarily concerned with the dynamics of power in society, and especially the diverse and subtle ways in which power is transferred and social order maintained within and across generations. In conscious opposition to the idealist tradition of much of Western philosophy, his work often emphasized the corporeal nature of social life and stressed the role of practice and embodiment in social dynamics. (Source + full bio: Wikipedia.org)