Wednesday, May 30, 2007


Independence and Autonomy

Anthony Daniels (aka Theodore Dalrymple), Blood & smashed glass:
We are all in thrall to scores, hundreds, thousands perhaps, of mechanisms of whose workings we have no conception. We like to think of ourselves as independent and autonomous, but in fact we are far less independent and autonomous than the villeins of the feudal age. What happens when all the mechanisms and organizations that allow us to lead our lives break down and dissolve?

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