• We talk much more about individualism and liberty than our ancestors. But as so often happens, when anything becomes conscious, the consciousness is compensatory for absence in practice.

    John Dewey, Jo Ann Boydston, James Gouinlock (2008). “John Dewey The Later Works, 1925-1953: 1925-1927: Essays, Reviews, Miscellany, and the Public and Its Problems”, p.160, SIU Press