"We cannot assume today that men must in the last resort be governed by their own consent.  Among the means of power that now prevail is the power to manage and to manipulate the consent of men.  That we do not know the limits of such power--and that we hope it does have limits--does not remove the fact that such power today is successfully employed without the sanction of the reason or the conscience of the obedient"  (The Sociological Imagination, 1959, pp.40-41).