“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."
Tuesday, October 02, 2007
The "Inconvenient News" Post was moved.
The post on the reduction by half of Iraqi casualties was moved. I somehow corrupted the file and it made the blog roll disappear. I tired of trying to fix it. Out of "site" out of mind....