Friday, 22 January 2016

How to rule mankind—if you’d like to

Dictators, would-be dictators and power-lusting second-handers everywhere already know this stuff instinctively.

You should too – as intellectual self-defence.

[From Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead, Ellsworth Toohey explains the primary technique used by politicians, government officials and other ‘community leaders’ to wrestle power from the people. Hat tip Adriano Melo]

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