The struggle for power is an age old one, indeed. Opposing nations vying for control of a province, officials seeking powerful positions against equally cunning rivals, and the fight for dominance in a household are all examples of this struggle. It is a mental and physical battle, fought on many different sides at once by many different means. As a species, humanity seems predisposed to seeking the upper hand, even over those they may deem
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realize that innocence is something to be protected. Pain and struggle get one only so far…beyond that love is the power that acts as the great equalizer. Both had a lot to gain from their power, but at the price of their souls and their lives, that power became a burden rather than a gift. And with innocence lost, there is no proportionate good.
Shakespeare, William -- The Tempest
Brecht, Bertolt -- Galileo