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The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy by David Graeber
Jan 24, 2012 • David Graeber

The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy

Highlights: “the ultimate, hidden truth of the world is that it is something that we make, and could just as easily make differently.”

“…[Superheroes] aren’t fascists. They are just ordinary, decent, super-powerful people who inhabit a world in which fascism is the only political possibility.”

“The Iron Law of Liberalism states that any market reform, any government initiative intended to reduce red tape and promote market forces will have the ultimate effect of increasing the total number of regulations, the total amount of paperwork, and the total number of bureaucrats the government employs.”

Finished reading: Jan 2012


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