John Bliven Morin

Rookie (September 16th,1936 / New London, CT)

Philosophical Question


If power corrupts,
and absolute power
corrupts absolutely,
Then if a totally evil
Man comes to power
And is corrupted
Absolutely, will he
Become a saint?

Submitted: Thursday, June 16, 2011
Edited: Friday, June 17, 2011

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