“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."
Saturday, March 10, 2007
Al Jazeera with the Taliban
Before you dismiss this as Al Jazeera propaganda, watch. I was surprised at the audacity of the Taliban. What do you think?