The problem with people with strongly held beliefs and moral values  is that their thinking is partisan, dogmatic ... imbalanced and, therefore, unsound 
Such people are dangerous  and their pronouncements should be regarded with extreme scepticism 
Never allow them the power to effect the implementation of their beliefs in any material manner ... for, in implementing them, they will not balk at *imposing* them 'for the Greater Good', no matter how many suffer as a result - Their ends will justify any and all means by which they are reached
Trust me ... this is no delusional, paranoid conspiracy-fantasy 'urban myth'
How do I know?
Because, if I were insane enough to think I had half a chance of getting away with it, I'd BE that urbanely mythical axe-wielding maniac ... and, if I KNEW I could get away with it, I'd make Stalin look like Jesus Christ and all the saints rolled into one
I'd hang people from the lampposts for littering, because I believe ... very strongly ... that that kind of behaviour is as thoughtlessly selfish and as careless of the needs of others as the profit-motive that leads to oil-spills, nuclear accidents, deforestation, the destruction of communities by multinational chain-store businesses ... or the ruthless exploitation, coercion and murder practiced by by organised crime ... the root, in fact, of all that is wrong in this world of ours: "I'm alright, Jack, I, me, my, mine" selfishness
People like me should never be given authority or power: We will, intentionally or otherwise ... whether for good or ill reason ... happily or sorrowfully, it makes no difference ... abuse it
Remember that the next time you're thinking of supporting, following, or even voting for, someone who appears to have integrity and says all the right things
Be careful what you wish for
They may just give it to you whether you like it or not
 That means *me*
 That means *mine*
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