Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Sword and Sceptre

Those who refuse the sword must renounce the sceptre. In ancient times, this principle was widely accepted. Those were the times of simple politics. We live in a complicated age—an age when political movements appear suddenly and unexpectedly and usurp power. What is the source of their power: Is sword their source of power? Is it ideology? Is it the size of their mob? Is it the nature of their political agenda?

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