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The last refuge of the incompetent

“Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power’s disappearance.” – Hannah Arendt 暴虐非道 bou.gyaku.hi.dou Literally: violence – oppress – not – road Alternately: Inhumane cruelty and violence; atrocity and tyranny. By … Continue reading

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Lobbyists have been providing the former

Who intends to provide the latter? 邪知暴虐 ja.chi.bou.gyaku Literally: wicked – know – violence – oppress Alternately: Using knowledge and violence to harm and oppress. Jachi is knowledge or cleverness turned to evil purposes; bougyaku is committing atrocities or violent … Continue reading

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