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Power corrupts.



The opposite seems more likely: the corrupt get more power.

Excepting people like Page who got there thanks to technical acumen.

It's like the brilliant quote by Douglas Adams: "Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."


The opposite seems more likely: the corrupt get more power.

I think that's a false dichotomy. Power corrupts and the corrupt get power. Also, it's not binary but rather goes by degrees. Thus the long pursuit of power tends to lead to thorough corruption.

I don't think someone like Page is completely immune to the allure of power, but he may have a high resistance to it.

Caveat: I'm using the term a little loosely - there are different sorts of corruption.


Run for office. See for yourself what it takes to win. Then check back with us.


I wonder how difficult it is standing up to the bullies.




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