STRUCTURES OF AUTHORITY

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“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.” ~Lord Acton

That is what they say but I disagree, I think corrupt men perceive power and reach for it quickly, whereas men that are not corrupt see responsibility and they reach for it slowly and after much deliberation.  While one perspective sees it as a duty and wants to protect others from himself the other perceives himself as incapable of doing anything wrong and perceives himself as always the cause of the good because he was over-coddled by his mommy.  This is why I say that the child and the mother have psychopathic brains.

It is really a tautology of the dunning-kruger effect.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect

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It may be true that you can’t fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.Will Durant

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