Contrary

Brave New World

“It is perfectly possible for a man to be out of prison and yet not free – to be under no physical constraint and yet to be a psychological captive, compelled to think, feel and act as the representative of the National state, or of some private interest within the nation wants him to think, feel and act…. The nature of psychological compulsion is such that those who act under constraint remain under the impression that they are acting on their own initiative. The victim of manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free. That he is not free is apparent only to other people. ”

— Aldous Huxley

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March 20, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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