"[S]trange indeed though this may seem, the Istari, being clad in bodies of Middle-earth, might even as Men and Elves fall away from their purposes, and do evil, forgetting the good in the search for power to effect it." - J.R.R. Tolkien, Unfinished Tales
One might consider this quote a companion to my previous post referencing the work of Tolkien.
Kiriakou and Haspel: A Tale of Two CIA Officials
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