“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
The Elephant Under Siege
I Guess we got up somebody's nose. We seem to be back in business after being hacked and pirated.