By now, we’ve all seen the riots in Egypt. We’ve heard about what it possibly means about stability in North Africa and the Middle East. And we’ve heard about the possible ramifications to Europe, the U.S. and Asia.
I think the takeaway is that autocracies don’t work. Maybe for a while, but never for long. And the ultimate result is revolution.
“Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
— John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (Lord Acton)