Thursday, February 4, 2021

The Hands of Dictators!

Is there such a thing as a typical dictator’s hand? There certainly isn’t a typical engineer’s hand or a doctor’s hand. Hands don't reveal professions because people with all kinds of temperaments populate a particular profession. There isn’t even a typical criminal’s hand because there are different types of crimes and different types of criminals!

Despot Dicator Demagogue poster graphic Hands raised

When it comes to dictators’ hands, the more I study them, the more inclined I am to think that dictators do share some personality traits. Managers have different styles of managing but a dictator has just one style – authoritarian. I have read several hands of authoritarian leaders on this website, like Gaddafi, Morsi, Idi Amin, Hitler and Kim il-jong. So, what is similar about their hands?