“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, June 02, 2014
The motivation of the ruling class is to become a plutocrat and get as close to the 1% as possible. It is a mutually parasitic relationship.