Feb 03 2003 Kelly Norton
Objectivity seems so intimately tied to the concept of patria potestas, the right granted to the father of the Roman family to dispose of the life of his children and his slaves. Subjectivity seems simply human. Man would have man at his prime be no more than machine, and thought becomes a systematic game of Atari. The real irony is that one of these two opposing concepts has never been reached nor truly desired.