Quote, Unquote: Dune•ology


All governments suffer a recurring problem: power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts, but that power is a magnet to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted.

— Frank Herbert, Dune

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4 Comments

  1. November 4, 2018
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    What a quote! It sort of remind me of the chicken and egg dilemma- love it!

    • Alexandra
      November 4, 2018
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      Oh, that’s a great way to think of it too, Vera. ☺️

  2. November 3, 2018
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    Well this is a wise quote if I ever knew one Alexandra! Clever 😉

    • Alexandra
      November 3, 2018
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      It’s a quote from DUNE, by Frank Herbert. That man must have had a crystal ball, if you read that book in light of what is happening today, politically.

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