That’s how Jeffrey Tucker sees the building opposition to the health fascism of “progressive” governments in this Brownstone Institute essay.
It’s a good analogy. The peasants were expected to quietly toil and suffer because their betters knew how society should be run. Same for workers today who don’t make a living at their computers.
It suddenly became obvious to many people in the world that the systems of government we thought we had – responsive to the public, deferential to rights, controlled by courts – were no longer in place. There seemed to be a substructure that was hiding in plain sight until it suddenly took full control, to the cheers of the media and the presumption that this is just the way things are supposed to be.
Read the whole thing.