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The Utopian Hope: A False Eschatology

Writing about the role of hope in utopian movements, Eric Hoffer says: Discontent by itself does not invariably create a desire for change. Other factors have to be present before discontent turns into disaffection. One of these is a sense of power… For men to plunge headlong into an undertaking of vast change, they must […]