Monday, February 22, 2010

An anatomy of power

Always remember that "right" and "left" are horizontal appeals to a hemisphere that is necessarily vertical. This explains their political utility.

Much like the human body, the lower orders of the social organism may be arranged on a straight line to coincide with the higher; still, the foot will always be closer to foot than it is to the shoulder.


Ben There said...

Great first sentence.

Ethan said...

Great last sentence.