Historical Insights

  • “Governments do not govern, but merely control the machinery of government, being themselves controlled by the hidden hand.” ~English Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)
  • “The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it.” ~American writer H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)
  • “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.” ~American author Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
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