Re: Battlestar Galactica 4x14: "Blood on the Scales"
Um. They self-identify as Communist. They worked with Stalin's Comintern. Mao *led* a Communist revolution. Have you read "Mao"?
Have you ever seen a Communist state that *wasn't* a dictatorship? It goes hand-in-hand with how they work.
Abba Anthony [St. Anthony the Great] said, "A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, 'You are mad; you are not like us.' " -- Wisdom of the Desert Fathers