Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Man, and his neurotic need for Power.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

-Abraham Lincoln

The popular discourse of the history of the human species has been largely dominated by its political aspect. Right from school to university, the greater focus of all those who engage in the study of human history is dedicated to the political activities of man. It is a simple yet significant symptom of the human obsession with power and all the problems associated with it.