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Why Does Absolute Power Corrupt Absolutely?

Assistant Professor Dr Karim Bettache, Lecturer in Social Psychology and Global Political Economy, Chinese University of Hong Kong

17-Aug-21 15:00

Why Does Absolute Power Corrupt Absolutely?

There’s a saying that goes “absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Which means having power corrupts people, or lessens their morality, and the more power someone has, the more corrupted they will become. But how true is this? Dr Karim Bettache joins us to discuss.

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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