Selfish Citizens Demand Tyrannical Government
Being tyrannised by your emotions means becoming an agent for that tyranny. If your fear makes you abandon smoking, then you will demand everyone stops smoking. If your unfettered instincts make you revere children then you will demand that everyone reveres children. And inevitably if there are enough selfish people who share the same whimsical notions, they will form groups that demand these notions be enshrined by law. That is, they will set out to force the whole community to adopt the demands of their own feelings (see Political Correctness), which of course is rule by menace, and is tyranny.
The Nature Of Rule By The Selfish
The tyranny demanded by the selfish must reflect their understanding so is: