From the papers deposited both in Brera and at the State Archives in Rome one can easily glean the mix of servilism
and ambition which drove Valdameri, whose public persona looks indistinguishable from his private self, constantly absorbed in a game of vanity.
There is, however, a previous phase which spans this whole stretch of history, that which we call the "implicit popular project" phase, which concerns the conditions of people, above all of peasants (and to a no small extent townspeople): conditions of hard labor, scarcity, ignorance, subordination, exploitation, oppression and widespread poverty; conditions of injustice where human dignity and rights are violated, and later still conditions of servilism
and slavery; conditions which embody a conscience, a tending towards justice, the just society, quite simply the implicit popular project.
By making reference to stress we argue that the behavioural manifestations considered to be the product of communism like deference, servilism
, expressing no views, reluctance to make decisions, and scapegoating (see e.