“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
–Alfred North Whitehead

No one is in control…

…because power has left the nation-state; politics has been overcome by financial flows. -Zygmunt Bauman





2 responses to “No one is in control…”

  1. motleycow Avatar

    Couldn’t it be said that we witnessed a return of the nation state under Bush? It’s this oscillation between America as 1) a faceless corporation and 2) a totalist state reminiscent of nazism that I find so juvenile in contemporary leftist debate.

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