“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, April 05, 2008
Found While Looking for Something Else
While I was researching fearmongering, stampedes, shortages, and manipulations of markets, I came across this informative video.