Free thinking in religious matter is nothing like a church. DADA is free thinking in artistic terms.
As long as prayers are forcibly recited in school under the guise of museum visits and textual analysis, we will rail against despotism and seek to disrupt the ceremony.
Have done with those dogmas, moralityand taste: have done with them for ever .
In this day and age of logical methods are applicable only to solving problems of secondary interest. The absolute rationalism that is still in vogue allows us to consider only facts relating directly to our experience. Logical ends, on the contrary, escape us.
It is, in fact, inadmissible that this considerable portion of psychic activity (since, at least from man's birth until his death, tought offers no solution of continuity, the sum of the moments of dream, from the point of view of time, and taking into consideration only the time of pure dreaming, that is the dreams of sleep, is not inferior to the sum of the moments of reality, or, to be more precisely limiting, the moment of waking) has still today been so grossly neglected.
I believe in the future resolution of these two states, dream and reality, which are seemingly so contradictory, into a kind of absolute reality, a surreality, if one may so speak.
SURREALISME, n. Psychic automatism in its pure state, by which one proposes to express - verbally, by means of the written word, or in any other manner, the actual functioning of thougt. Dictated by thought, in the absence of any control exercised by reason, exempt from any aesthetic or moral concern.