‘Not one-man rule or rule of aristocracy or plutocracy but a small group elevated to positions of power by random pressures and subject to political and economic factors that leave little room for decisions. They are representatives of abstract forces that reach power through surrender of self.
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The iron-willed dictator is a thing of the past. There will be no more Stalins no more Hitlers. The rulers of this most insecure of all worlds are rulers by accident. Inept frightened pilots of controls of a vast machine they cannot understand, calling in experts telling them which buttons to push.’