Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lesson 30 from The Hard Knocks School of Life


Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely. -- Lord Acton.

I’ve been trying to come up with something to add to this and all I can think to say is that it means that the government is no more trust worthy than is Reynolds Tobacco, or Google, or Microsoft for that matter. Each of these organizations has worked to acquire money which translates into power. What is especially worry some though is when a large corporation like Walmart starts cooperating with the government…

© 2011 Vic Jones.

2 comments:

Rebecca Murray said...

You could add the power is not taken, but given so the most corrupt are that way only because we allow it. =p

The Wordwright said...

I honestly do not believe it matters how power is obtained the fact is that power corrupts all people who obtain it.

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