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  • More on the Lunchbox Inspectors

    Posted by David Foster on February 17th, 2012 (All posts by )

    A thoughtful essay by Richard Fernandez about the costs of the effort to establish top-down control over all aspects of human life.


    2 Responses to “More on the Lunchbox Inspectors”

    1. Tim Says:

      Congratulations, David, on likely making the Media Matters enemies list.

    2. SPKorn Says:

      The “Lunchbox Inspectors” reminds me of the East German Ministry for State Security–Stasi–at the peak of their power. One of their official and very visible jobs was to guard copier machines to prevent inappropriate copying

      Think about it…one job for every copy machine. The human and economic costs were never a consideration to the state.

      East Germany’s collapse, which took a while, was inevitable.