This dream of unity and beauty and perfection, this aestethicism and holism and collectivism, is the product as well as the symptom of the lost group spirit of tribalism. It is the expression of, and an ardent appeal to, the sentiments of those who suffer from the strain of civilization.

Karl Popper

The Open Society and Its Enemies. Vol 1: The Spell of Plato (1945) p 199