Monsters exist, but they are too few in numbers to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are…the functionaries ready to believe and act without asking questions.- Primo Levi, born on this date in 1919
Building upon Levi's sage observation, I would also argue that followers are often more dangerous than leaders. This is a lesson citizens of the here and now would be wise to consider.
I agree with him. It's not the problem itself, but those who think the problem is here.
Arendt: "the banality of evil."