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January 11th, 2009

All these trips?

Let's face it, they're just a delusion. Air travel, the whole Airports thing. It's a collective flight from reality.
People walk up to the check-ins and for once in their lives know where they're Poor sods, it's printed on
their tickets.

Middle Class?

Seniority, pension rights and knighthoods, all thrown out of the window. It undermines morale, breaks the chains of envy and rivalry that hold everything together.
Middle-class pique. We sense we’re being exploited. All those liberal values and humane concern for the less fortunate. Our role is to keep the lower orders in check, but in fact we’re policing ourselves.