Of all tyrannies …

Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good
of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live
under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies, The robber
baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be
satiated; but those who torment us for own good will torment us without
end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

C.S. Lewis
(1889-1963)

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