In his famous political discourse, The Republic, the great philosopher Plato deemed tyranny the “fourth and worst disorder of a state.” Tyrants lack “the very faculty that is the instrument of judgment — reason”. As explained by the American Constitutional Rights Foundation, the tyrannical man is enslaved because the best part of him – reason — is enslaved, and likewise, the tyrannical state is enslaved, because it too lacks reason and order.
Listening to the Western Australian Premier, Mark McGowan, over the last year (and especially over the past week), it would seem that he has developed the tyrannical hallmark of a lack of reason...
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