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  1. Which one? Only one, not the rest? Respect is likely better served without trifling caveat; tyranny may be present without respect. Further, is tyranny ever needed?

  2. equating Russell with Rumsfeld is correct in one sense – they were both insuferrably arrogant; perhaps Russell, the son of priviledge, to an extent now hard to fathom, had cause

    Not sure that Russell ever, in his long life, said anything as stupid as this:
    Scene, Pentagon, planning session prior to iraqwar
    Dramatis Personaie: Rumsfeld and Senior Generals
    SG 1: Sir, we need way more then 200,000 men to attack and secure Iraq
    DR: next guy who says that, he is putting in for retirement…

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