What does absolute power leads to corruption mean?

3 Answers

  • 8 years ago
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    -It "means" that if You give ANY One man a Gun, over Anyone Else; He'll eventually USE It- to Get whatever HE Wants... :(

    Source(s): " Too Much"- is a Powerful Thing.
  • lare
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    the expression is

    "All power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely"

    Source(s): it is a quote of Lord Acton in 1887, but the concept was widely acknowledged in the 1700s
  • 8 years ago

    i dont know many dictators who were known as good people.

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