More experiments in perversity
In this post I talked about my theory that those who most vigorously advocate for greater state control over "experiments in perversity" may believe that they will give in to that very urge and therefore their advocacy stems from a sense of self-preservation.
Well, little did I know that there is actually a name for this idea. It is called the "secret sin" theory of politics and Mathew Yglesias has a post talking about it. Check it out.
And check out the Andrew Sullivan post that inspired Matt's post.