foucault on slavery and politics

From: Mike Cole (
Date: Tue Mar 22 2005 - 09:01:49 PST

This citation sent me by a family member may be relevant to the
earlier discussion
of formal education


"a stupid despot may constrain his slaves with iron chains; but a true
politician binds them even more strongly by the chain of thier own
ideas....this link is all the stronger in that we do not know of what
it is made and we believe it to be our own work."

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