As I Toil in The Spectacle...
In the interim, for the benefit of the uninitiated marks who have somehow managed to stumble upon this festival of darkness - yet, still remain - I leave you with the following essay from Jay Taber's War of Ideas:
MORAL SANCTIONIf you dare.
The power of moral sanction as a penalty of conscience for violations of our sense of decency--based on a belief in the application of justice--has been essential to struggles for autonomy and dignity since the Middle Ages, and is, in my opinion, central to the struggle of rebuilding democratic society today. An examination, therefore, of the strengths and weaknesses of this tool of social change is warranted.