Tyrants Never Really Need Justification, But When They Decide They Want One . . .

Moms Demand Action Nicole Hollywood
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The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience.

Albert Camus


4 Responses

  1. “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. …” – C.S. Lewis

    It’s worth looking up the entire quote, but the first line is the gist of it.

  2. This guy died before I was born. They’re still running the exact same scam. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. It’s interesting that he noticed that as a communist.

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