[ExI] corruption

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 22:32:03 UTC 2020

On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 4:27 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> If fairly high, then we think alike.  What kind of government can stop
> this? Probably none.

The only way to limit corruption is to limit power. The Constitution tried
and failed to do that.

> So let's find out how to elect people we can trust.   If they had a
> totally pure record of honesty etc., can we trust them?

No. Even if they're pure as the driven snow, the time will come that the
temptation becomes too great.

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