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Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo arrives ahead of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing state capture in Johannesburg. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo arrives ahead of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing state capture in Johannesburg. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

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There is a popular proverb that says absolute power corrupts absolutely, which gives the impression that it is the power’s fault that the person suddenly becomes corrupt.

As though they are the victim. I rather think that power merely reveals the character of the person.

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