On Revolutions | Clarissa's Blog
Supposing you get rid of the authority that defines your limits, how will you deal with your new limits? Many people respond by contracting not expanding -- thus Zimbabwe has many of the qualities of colonial hierarchy reimposed. People think they desire unlimited freedom, but the majority do not know themselves very well at all, and actually do not. They want restrictions -- something to fight against and to feel morally outraged over. That is why it is advisable to give a lot of radical liberal movements a wide berth, too. They absolutely do not want what they think they want.