While I’m at it, I can’t overstate how good Stoppard’s play is. I recently saw a production at the Huntington Theater in Boston. For a play about ideas, the story hums. I can only say this: nothing embodies freedom of expression as well as rock ‘n’ roll. Leave it to Stoppard to show us our complacency. Let it rip; let’em riff; let us soar. Stoppard’s play deftly illustrates the straight-jacket conservatism sewn into the ideology of socialism. The play is a poignant reminder that the real political spectrum does not stretch between the left and the right, but as Bryan Caplan says, between statist and non-statist philosophies.