Eric Hoffer Quote

When watching men of power in action it must be always kept in mind that, whether they know it or not, their main purpose is the elimination or neutralization of the independent individual- the independent voter, consumer, worker, owner, thinker- and that every device they employ aims at turning men into a manipulable animated instrument which is Aristotle's definition of a slave.


The Ordeal of Change (ed. 1963)

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When watching men of power in action it must be always kept in mind that, whether they know it or not, their main purpose is the elimination or...

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When watching men of power in action it must be always kept in mind that, whether they know it or not, their main purpose is the elimination or...

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When watching men of power in action it must be always kept in mind that, whether they know it or not, their main purpose is the elimination or...

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When watching men of power in action it must be always kept in mind that, whether they know it or not, their main purpose is the elimination or...