Tuesday May 29, 2007
Book 9: The Body Politic — Part I: King for a Day


Ennesby: I'm not suggesting we vote, sir. I think you need to socialize this mission rather than blithely ordering it into effect.
Captain Tagon: Socialize? Isn't that where "do not resuscitate"-only health plans come from?
Ennesby: Wrong context, sir. I'm talking about discussing the mission informally with officers and troops, and convincing them rather than ordering them.
Captain Tagon: This Socialism of yours sounds like Democracy. I hate it twice.