The Mental and the Material: Thought, Economy, and Society - Maurice Godelier

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The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.

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teilo 6 years, 11 months ago
Translation published in 1986, not 1996.
teilo 6 years, 11 months ago
This commonly, and falsely attributed to Robert Frost. The language is obviously not his.

The actual source is "The Mental and the Material: Thought, Economy, and Society", by Maurice Godelier, originally published in French, 1984, published in translation, 1996.

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