> The "ruling class" can only get away with the crazy stuff
> because "the people" are stupid (or: enlightened self-
> interestially impaired). War on drugs, communism, fascism,
> statism, deathism, religious fundamentalism etc.; it all
> has the same source. No conspiracy, just mass stupidity.
Mass stupidity enhanced or designed and then sold through a mass media and
enforced by a massive central government, thus self-perpetuating the
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