Given the state of affairs, what can a bureaucrat do?

Karl Marx had wished the state to wither away. It hasn’t. Even in the countries where Marxism was purported to have been practised, the state became more and more powerful, and its prime tool, the bureaucracy, became more and more relevant. In capitalist countries, too, bureaucracy has come to stay. Read More …

‘Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely’-GS-4

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” was remarked by Lord Acton, the Great British Historian. It means that the ethical and moral values of a person decreases with steep rise in power. A person who has absolute authority may misuse his position.  As people become immensely powerful Read More …