Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Eternal Dictator

The ruthless exercise of power by strongmen and generalissimos is the natural state of human affairs.


Paul X said...

Americans speak their mind, even when they are wrong, and arm themselves. That's the secret recipe for "no dictators" (although Lincoln really was one, so we are not perfectly immune to them).

Anonymous said...

Fabulous essay. And the comment section is enlightening as well. Thanks for the link Mike.