The Prophetic Words of Senator Sam Ervin Circa 1974

We are all fish swimming in this poisoned water. Let's recognize the stench even if we can't escape.

In 1971, B.F. Skinner published his work entitled Beyond Freedom & Dignity in which he imagined a sort of utopia in which personal choice was absent and behavioral control ruled all. Shoshana Zuboff summarizes the work, “Skinner imagined a pervasive ‘technology of behavior’ that would one day enable the application of behavior-modification methods acros…

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