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  •  Madmen are plentiful in the environment. (0+ / 0-)

    Here, they tend to end up in small compounds (David Koresh, Jim Jones, Warren Jeffs, et al....)

    In other places, there are fewer checks on power.

    The 20th century made those other folks you mentioned look big, and technology magnified their efforts a lot, but think back to prior times. Genghis Kahn "did all right" in his day as well.

    Reminds my of what Luba (our Russian teacher in the main place I worked and stayed) said when I asked her why she thought Stalin had made that pact with Hitler. "He was mentally ill".

    Moderation in most things.

    by billmosby on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 11:30:57 AM PST

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