The aggressive and destructive instincts of a human being are powerfully bound up in the human psyche with those of love and the desire to live a peaceful life.
Political leaders or governments owe their power either to the use of force or to their election by the masses. Politicians cannot be regarded as representative of the superior moral or intellectual elements in a nation.
It would almost appear that the very domain of human activity most crucial to the fate of nations is inescapably in the hands of wholly irresponsible political rulers; there are only very few exceptions.
With pungent and toxic ideologies, they bear rule and mindless violence becomes inevitable.