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If ethics is an inescapable part of everyday life, then we may find such predicaments even in conduct as seemingly repugnant as, say, intergenerational heroin use between mothers and daughters, as observed by Angela Garcia in New Mexico’s Española Valley. A woman named Lisa mourned her daughter’s death by heroin overdose—a mourning that involved not only feelings of loss but also feelings of tremendous guilt for not being able to determine whether the overdose was intentional. Lisa didn’t entirely take the blame for her daughter’s death, even though an outsider might be quick to blame the immorality of sharing heroin.
While the prince is external to his principality, the art of government is immanent (91). While the ultimate end of sovereignty is obedience to the law, the ends of government are plural (91–95). Foucault explains, “With government it is a question not of imposing law on men, but of disposing things: that is to say, of employing tactics rather than laws, and even of using laws themselves as tactics—to arrange things in such a way that” a plurality of ends may i n t roduc t ion • 21 be achieved (95, emphasis added).
For example, people living in modern secular societies tend to take more blame for consequences they were not entirely responsible for, because there are no witches, ghosts, and unhappy spirits to share in the blame. The moral philosopher Bernard Williams (1981) illustrates this phenomenon poignantly with the hypothetical scenario of two truck drivers who run a red light. The first truck driver unintentionally runs a red light and kills a child he failed to see. The second truck driver, who also unintentionally runs a red light, is less unfortunate because no child suddenly jumped into the street as he 16 • i n t roduc t ion crossed.