ILLUMINATION
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5 Reasons Most American Politicians Have Trouble Acting with Integrity

We can change this

Our politicians constantly betray our trust
Gerd Altmann

These five reasons are scary— and rightfully so. Though I focus on our own country, my feeling is these truths easily apply to most politicians, everywhere, now and throughout time.

Machiavelli understood this premise well. His highly influential 16th-century treatise The Prince explained…

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Regina Clarke

Regina Clarke

Storyteller and dreamer. I write about the English language, being human, the magic of life, and metaphysics. Ph.D. in English Literature. www.regina-clarke.com