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"Free to see it" does not, necessarily, translate to "free to act on it." Particularly when the institutions that legitimise their power are themselves in large part legitimised by their failure to act on it.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Mar 4th, 2011 at 02:35:41 AM EST
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I think the wit to step out of the circle exists, and has existed all along. FDR is a good example.
Granted, players like him are rare.
As well, for some this would mean that their actions would need to be Sub Rosa.

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.
by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Fri Mar 4th, 2011 at 05:13:49 AM EST
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And you still have Soros, Gates, Buffett.

Align culture with our nature. Ot else!
by ormondotvos (ormond.otvosnospamgmialcon) on Fri Mar 4th, 2011 at 11:12:24 PM EST
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