Monday, January 21, 2008

La crainte des classes

Sunday, January 13, 2008

The Refusal of Work as an Evolutionary Strategy

One expositor of Cartesian philosophy, Antoine Le Grand, refers to the opinion "of some people of the East Indies, who think that Apes and Baboons, which are with them in great numbers, are imbued with understanding, and that they can speak but will not for fear they should be employed and set to work". (Noam Chomsky, Language and Mind, p. 102.)