Political Short’s Politics
By Nick Short | Posted: March 31, 2015
“Everything has changed and changed completely under your nose, the world you live in – your nation, your people – is not the world you were born in at all”, wrote Milton Mayer in They Thought They Were Free.
Quoting a German philologist, Mayer writes, “the forms are all there, all untouched, all reassuring, the houses, the shops, the jobs, the concerts, the cinema, the holidays. But the spirit, which you never noticed because you made the lifelong mistake of identifying it with the forms, is changed.”