“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, December 31, 2011
Will we find life inside of Orion in 2012?
It is likely that the new year will bring a strong indication of a planet that is sustaining life. The consequences to religion should be profound, but then again, that would require some sane thought and discussion. This should be a doosey.