Warum gibt es etwas und nicht nichts? (Why is there something rather than nothing?) - Leibniz

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Thr triumph of bureaucracy

This picture from Shoreditch, London, is doing the rounds via email. It encapsulates the state of Britain today: the pettiest arbitrary regulation trumps all human feeling, social and religious custom. Could this happen in Italy? I think not.


Wanstead said...

It was actually a BBC shoot -


Some reports presented it as real. The sound boom to the viewer's left should have been a giveaway, though.

Sackerson said...

Oops. Thanks for pointing that out, Wanstead; and yet, it says a lot that we can now think this possible.