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"A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude."

-- Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

@fribbledom I hope you're not posting this to protest against wearing a mask at Walmart

@fribbledom Sorry. There's been a lot of crazies in the news lately equating being told to wear a mask with being slaves

I don't think he would be this crazy. ;)

Masks don't make slaves. But low income just for food and shelter and no way to improve it does. It is a common illusion that everyone could become wealthy. Slavery works with false hope these days. The big lie of capitalism. Work hard and you will be one of the rich.

@fribbledom sounds approximately like both sides of the western political divide.

@fribbledom Theres a concept in social psychology called SDO, it might interest you.
Social dominance orientation (SDO)...is a measure of an individual's preference for hierarchy within any social system and the domination over lower-status groups. It is a predisposition toward anti-egalitarianism within and between groups. 
More here : en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social

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