Ultimate Nocebos.

By Robert Hanna

“Leviathan,” by Thomas Hobbes (1651, 1st edn. title page)

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Ultimate Nocebos

In what follows, I’m going to argue that the modern State in general — by which I mean the Hobbesian classical liberal or neoliberal capitalist nation-State from the 17th century until 6am this morning — and the USA in particular, are ultimate nocebos.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

(Bregman, 2020). Bregman, R. Humankind: A Hopeful History. Trans. E. Manton and E. Moore. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

NOTE

[i] I’m grateful to Andrew Chapman for an extremely interesting conversation on the topics discussed in this essay, that suggested the line of argument I’ve developed here.

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