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Theodore Dalrymple: “a man whose appetite is his law”

30 November 2022

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“The idea that freedom is merely the ability to act upon one’s whims is surely very thin and hardly begins to capture the complexities of human existence; a man whose appetite is his law strikes us not as liberated but enslaved.”

Theodore Dalrymple, Our Culture, What’s Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses

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