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Moment of Truth: The Reluctant Dictatorship


The problem seems to be, as I’ve explored this possibility so far, that fair, honest, wise, and kind people refuse to rule as a dictatorship. And I understand that dictatorship has gotten a bad reputation over the last five millennia. But let’s not throw the baby of revolutionary change out with five thousand years of dirty bathwater! Is that wise? I ask you, wise people, is it wise to throw out the baby of revolutionary change with five thousand years of dirty bathwater?

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen foils another dictatorship before it can start.

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Jeff Dorchen

Jeff is a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, fiction writer, poet, playwright and screenwriter. He's been a playwright, songwriter, and performer with Chicago's Theater Oobleck since 1988, a writer and actor with Red Baron Films since 2000, and a contributor to This Is Hell! since 1996. He currently lives in Los Angeles.


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