Firstly, he assumes that nature will force men to act decently in cooperation in spite of
their individual concerns and egoism. The devastating effects of war, cultural
antagonisms due to differences in languages and religions, and the spirit of trade,
In Foucaults view, to be a subject is to be subjected.
Even when individuals think that they are most free, they are in fact in the grip of an
insidious power which operates not through direct forms of repression but through less