“Totalitarian” regimes were especially skilled in cultivating the myth of a secret parallel power, invisible and for that very reason all-powerful, a kind of “organization within the organization” – The myth of ..the KGB, freemasons, or whatever ..compensated for the blatant inefficiency of the public, legal Power and thus assured the smooth operation of the social machine. This myth is not only in no way subversive, it serves as the ultimate support of Power.
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Less Than Nothing (Slavoj Zizek) http://ift.tt/1EDKb4d

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