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domination is often indirect. People often feel they are fighting domination when they are yielding to it. Domination is not merely oppression that refuses to let the people have their pleasure. People who are resisting that kind of oppression are often unwittingly supporting their own domination. Power always requires resistance. (see Dreyfus and Rabinow, p.169)

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