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Judge, Jury, Executioner, and Doctor

  • Joshua A. Perper
  • Stephen J. Cina
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Abstract

Power, particularly political power giving control of the few over the many, may be a very intoxicating draught. There is much truth in the adage coined by Lord Acton more than a century ago that “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Less known but just as true is his adjacent pronouncement that “great men are almost always bad men.”

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© Springer-Verlag New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joshua A. Perper
    • 1
  • Stephen J. Cina
    • 1
  1. 1.Fort LauderdaleUSA

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