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“It is the aim of public life to arrange that all forms of power are entrusted, so far as possible, to men who effectively consent to be bound by the obligation towards all human beings which lies upon everyone, and who understand the obligation.”

Simone Weil, “Draft for a Statement of Human Obligation”

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