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Corruption keeps society in the dark

A corrupt society doesn’t want the best people employed by it. This is because thorough people will solve problems and that means digging deep in the dirt, to get to the root of why something isn’t working, hence the hatred of whistle-blowers and protesters. Lazy and cowardly employees (the ignorant) are already corrupt and therefore will only touch the surface of difficulties i.e. treat them cosmetically.

Force is trying to take a short cut, passed the route of understanding. It is kicking open a door, rather than than trying the handle because you don’t think you’ve got the time to figure things out. Criminals use force – the law abiding use patience. Speed is therefore an addiction and tolerance cold turkey.

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  • Feb 28 2012: Robert Kennedy said 'Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle.' This is because it is harder to stand alone against the crowd as a whistle blower than go with the flow of consensus reality (prejudice is a fashion statement).
    To charge at a pill box with a grenade and a machine gun or conversely to fight in the trenches, despite the inhuman conditions is always easier because your can blend into the background, rather than stand out as a volunteer ('We were only following orders' versus 'I'm not putting up with this any longer!'). The corrupt never stand out or want to stand out (be noticed / 'I am Spartacus!').

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