What did Nietzsche and Weber Have to Say about Politicians, Vanity, and Stupidity?

Last week I quoted Friedrich Nietzsche (via Bent Flyvbjerg) about power, in a blog “Are There Two Kinds of Stupid?” here at Ethnography.com. Nietzsche (and Flyvbjerg) made the point that “power makes stupid” for the simple reason that people in power come to see themselves as powerful, and therefore usually right and more clever than … Continue reading What did Nietzsche and Weber Have to Say about Politicians, Vanity, and Stupidity?