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    tikikekekekedrunk

    Typical Internet…

    IIRC the correct quote is “As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities”

    then again college was a long time ago and my memory may be faulty

    outlanderssc

    He said both similar statements, the OP also translated as “Truly, whoever is able to make you absurd is able to make you unjust.”

    Variations on a theme – Questions sur les miracles (1765)

    Stonestead

    ‘A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you have.’

    Korinthian

    If they give me nukes I can also take away what they have.

    outlanderssc

    Hitler did it with nothing more than lies, and a little common thuggery.

    Korinthian

    Don’t forget a population that was not happy about the results of WW1, and a Chaplin mustache.

    outlanderssc

    We have millions of rednecks that aren’t happy about a black guy in the white house, and you can always paint on a mustache like Groucho did –