By Zygmunt Bauman
This brief ebook is by means of one of many world’s prime social thinkers is an try to resolution this question. Bauman lists and scrutinizes the tacit assumptions and unreflected-upon convictions upon which such critiques are grounded, discovering them one after the other to be fake, deceitful and deceptive. Their endurance may be infrequently sustainable have been it no longer for the position they play in protecting - certainly, selling and reinforcing - the present, exceptional, indefensible and nonetheless accelerating progress in social inequality and the swiftly widening hole among the elite of the wealthy and the remainder of society.
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