Taking The Tenth


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"A people enslaves itself, cuts its own throat, when, having a choice between being vassals and being free men, it deserts its liberties and takes on the yoke, gives consent to its own misery, or, rather, apparently welcomes it." So wrote Etienne de La Boetie in his 1552 essay, The Politics of Obedience : The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude. Search E-bay for a recording of this essay...and listen to it!