QOTD Contender

comes from Tim Cavanaugh, on the resilience of the Mubarak government:

In a world where you can’t even count on The New York Times to go out of business, you can never underestimate the ability of a discredited institution to linger.

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Dad, husband, mostly free individual, medievalist, writer, and drummer. "Gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche."
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1 Response to QOTD Contender

  1. In all living things, the process of expurgating waste is just as important to continuing survival as the process of sustenance.

    That is how our overly-mature, metastasized society is threatened now. Ideas, processes, institutions, ponzi schemes…when they turn out to be bad for us, we cannot abandon them.

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