You are attached to what you attack.
Anyone who seeks power wants absolute power.
Ultimately we may still ask, why can't humans design a perfect society?
The Gnostics were rapidly driven out of business by the hierarchical orthodox Christians.
Every combination of two or more human beings has both a useful aspect and a political aspect.
A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict.
Military organization, like religious organization, can be seen as a paradigm of organization in general.
But instead I usually say that, though it may surprise them, I too believe in the necessity of organization.
The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out - or worse.