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When power is combined with the will to do a thing, we may argue that the thing has been done: this is human nature: every one, having the power to do what he wishes, does it; because there is no impediment, nothing to hinder him from the gratification of his desire. Polit. VIII (V) 10, 1312 b 3, ἃ δὲ βούλονται δυνάμενοι πράττουσι πάντες.
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