For nothing is more rousing than thought. Far from representing a gloomy resignation, it is the very quintessence of action. There is no more subversive activity than thinking, none more feared, more slandered, and this is not due to chance, nor is it innocuous. Thinking is political. And not only political thinking is, far from it. The mere fact of thinking is political. Hence the insidious battle led more efficiently than ever today against the ability to think, which, however, represents and will increasingly represent our only recourse.