This is the primordial power that has always functioned, and that has simply accommodated itself to different illusions of power.
Society, according to Gramsci, is comprised of two spheres of power; that is civil society – the private domain – and political government – the public domain. Each of these is subject to the hegemony of the dominant class.
Wealth, as one of the principal sources of power, was never democratised and so remained a source of power for the wealthy as they repositioned themselves both politically and economically in their respective nations.
Follow @UrFhasaidh Cynicism is one of the most wonderful gifts that we can be given. Our world is all too often a great carnival of fools, and too often are we ourselves dancers in the dance of idiocy. We are shocked and surprised when the wool is pulled away from our eyes and we see … Continue reading Pessimism of Intellect and Optimism of Will