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They would have us believe that power emerges and maintains itself in a fit of absentmindedness, so to speak. This sounds plausible at a theoretical level, but does not stand up to empirical reality, where there is indisputable evidence of planning by the ruling class, and for a very long time, at least a century.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."