Brazil: It Was Never About the Bus Fares
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  • qet

    This trend–loss of respect for and confidence in public institutions–is pretty much going on everywhere on the planet right now to a greater or lesser degree. Apparently what must happen is that we must all work ourselves backward into the Hobbesian state of nature whence we came, and go through a time of war of all against all until after a few generations the war-weary people decide to make a new social contract, and then the whole thing can begin all over again–the eternal recurrence.

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