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The miserable filing system in government offices: A tool for sinister bureaucratic control

Bureaucracies, with their huge jumbles of paperwork and procedural red tape, often appear inefficient and outdated. Yet, beyond this facade of incompetence lies a more disconcerting reality: the archaic and cumbersome filing systems in government offices may not just be a byproduct of inertia but a deliberate tool for control. These systems, designed ostensibly for organization and record-keeping can obscure accountability, stall progress, and frustrate ordinary public to the point of despair. This blog post looks into how these intricate filing practices serve more than just bureaucratic convenience—they are instrumental in maintaining a grip on power, stifling dissent, and perpetuating a status quo that benefits the few at the expense of the many.
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