dan17 Wrote:
Mar 20, 2013 12:26 PM
to the frailties of our human nature, something that was recognized by our Founders, all societies are plagued by the idea that if only I were in control, things would be better. This fight for control, one person or group over another, on every level, has led to more bloodshed and misery than any other single thing, in any society. Couple that with our human tendency to become addicted to power, and then to rationalize our actions in order to hang on to it, you have the definition of politics. Our Founders in their wisdom instituted a Constitution, that while not perfect, was designed to prevent this kind of action from usurping the power of the individual, and by extension the people as a whole. In his struggle to usurp and