Leapdragon 2016 - Aron Hsiao Was Here

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At the fundamental level there is no difference between the building of consensus and the suppression of speech. We merely label the artful suppression of speech “consensus building” or “democracy” and the clumsy suppression of speech “totalitarianism.” All of human existence is a meditation on suppression and domination. It is a way of adjudicating the question of who, precisely, will play the necessary but unwanted role of the sacrificial lamb.