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Trotter: The perils of surplus consciousness

The problem with surplus consciousness (basically, the condition of people who know an awful lot about the world and its problems but are in no position to do very much at all about them) is that it is possessed by only a very small percentage of the population. Too small to allow a political party based upon its possessors to be anything other than a small but helpful adjunct to a party, or parties, with much deeper socio-economic wells . . .

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