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Quote from Eric Hoffer,

"Absolute power corrupts even when exercised for humane purposes.
The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people
still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep.
The taint inherent in absolute power is not its inhumanity but its anti-humanity."


Eric Hoffer (more quotes by Eric Hoffer or books by/about Eric Hoffer)

(1902-1983) American author, philosopher, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom


The Ordeal of Change (1963), Chapter 15


CFR, Civil Rights, Constitution, Democracy, Freedom, Independence, Individual Rights, Liberty, NWO, Power, Republic, Restraint, Socialism, Sovereignty, Tyranny, UN


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