“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."
join in with your air guitar in the last minute.ReplyDelete
70's rock doesn't get much better.ReplyDelete
added the Dylan post above...damn was i ever that young? the first time I heard that song was in an English cafe for "mods" from the "rocker and mods" days of diversity. Just another American GI.ReplyDelete