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The truth is that what actually happens during moralistic periods is virtually the same as what goes on in more liberal times; what differs is the lack of openness about people’s behaviour and the hidden nature of any harmful consequences.

This is profound.

Sun, 21 Feb 2010 20:31:00 UTC | #442867