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The Rarified World of Max Weber’s Honoratioren and the Voting Cows


Max Weber, one of this planet's most famous sociologists, was not a fan of modern society. Max Weber said that we are all stuck in an "iron cage of capitalism" and that this cage would slowly squeeze the very soul out of our skin. In a world of pervasive Prozac and ubiquitous mental angst, is the sociologist's prognostication really that far from reality? In this article Tony Waters explores some of the details of the soul crush we all experience in the corralled world of Bos primigenius academicus.

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