[LMB] TSK - Echoes

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Jul 30 14:18:00 BST 2019

On Wed, 24 Jul 2019 09:17:21 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

>Maybe being an overlord isn't automatically evil....?

A benevolent (and competent) dictator is the ideal form of government.

The trick is securing both these attributes in the same person, when so
many lack either.
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do,
There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do.  Wasting time is
merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one.  Idleness, like kisses,
to be sweet must be stolen.    - Jerome K. Jerome

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