In Good Form?

If there is one thing certain about the outcome of the James Savile affair, it is that there will be more forms to fill in afterwards. This is because it is an article of modern faith – the only faith, after all, that we have – that if we fill in enough forms we shall all behave well and there will be no more scandals. It is a truth universally acknowledged, at least by bureaucrats, that all social problems have equal and opposite forms, and melt away in their presence like ice in the sunshine…

The Hilarious Pessimist blog at the Salisbury Review

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