“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."
Monday, April 16, 2007
Massacre at Virginia Tech: 32 Confirmed Dead
A gunman kills at least 32 people and injures 21 more at a university campus in Virginia, in the worst shooting in US history. How do we stop this?