Diary of a Plague Year

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I think people are driven by a very casual kind of determinism — gradually adopted in the course of their middlebrow educations (which blames capitalism, which blame structures of oppression, which gestures towards history without really articulating a theory of history, which references with history without actually understanding of the historical record, which references economics without really engaging and economics in a deeper way). So…