Dirty Hands by Gaither Stewart

Power Corrupts

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by Gaither Stewart
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rome, Italy
October 27, 2019

“You should therefore know that there are two ways to fight: one while abiding by the rules, the other by using force. The first approach is unique to Man; the second is that of beasts. But because in many cases the first method will not suffice, one must be prepared to resort to force. This is why a ruler needs to know how to conduct himself: in the manner of a beast as well as that of man.” — Niccolo Machiavelli

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