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The Ideas Behind Politics

A collection of essays, which attempt to probe the hidden assumptions by which we live. The author delves into history, psychology and the more esoteric fringes of theology to try to explain why we go through the contortions that we do in our public and private lives.

This struggle for advancement into stasis, vicariously lived through by the reader
with feet up by the fire, is interesting not just for what it can reveal about Britain
today, but also because it is a problem which all of us in late-industrial Western ...