Pride before the fall? — The Irish Savant

If applied wisely power can be sustained for a very long time as the Roman and British Empires testify. But immense power carries within itself the seeds of its own destruction. Power’s seductive siren call invariably leads to the isolation of the powerful who surround themselves with like-minded sycophants and fellow-travellers, in due course losing…

via Pride before the fall? — The Irish Savant

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