On Power, Corruption, and Evil
A note towards the ethical life
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” — Lord Acton
“It is not that power corrupts, but that it is magnetic to the corruptible.” — Frank Herbert.
So I’m enforcing a Facebook break. It’s difficult — my phone keeps telling me how many Facebook notifications I have, and I’m one of those people who habitually clears these things. I don’t like keeping anything in my email account. I’ve been looking all day for ways to turn it off, but they…