I know you are not given much to reading, but perhaps you have heard of Frank Herbert’s Dune series. Or at least seen the 1984 movie. If the latter, you missed out on the lessons of book four, where a man has merged with a giant worm to deliberately become the worst ruler the universe has ever experienced, for the express purpose of teaching humanity never to fall so low again.
He is, as you might imagine, somewhat unpopular.
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