Comment: the converse is true

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the converse is true

If you do not have a guiding principle(s) and you follow a "great leader" you are doomed to failure.

Natural law, equal before the law (even government minions), the non-aggression principle.

leaders are human and are are prone to mistakes (or evil) like all of us. Politicians are a self selecting group that want power, They may have good intentions, but I do not want anyone to have power over me. Those leaders have a skewed personality.