I’m happy to put the philosophies of Jesus in the good mix with Buddha, Socrates and other philosopher/leaders of the past who taught benevolence, compassion and wisdom. There have been many, but given the state of the world, perhaps not enough.

But to my point, all of them were narcissists too — you dont start a religion or a movement, or let one be formed around you, by truly being humble. You don’t succeed with a cause by being politically incompetent. My hypothesis is while the ambitions between light and dark might be different the tools and behaviors for success share a great deal.

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