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cabals

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  • This is a list of the cabals which dominate Wikipedia, ruthlessly abusing its content for their own evil purposes. It is likely that there is One True Cabal which secretly controls all the other cabals, but no one yet knows which cabal is this master-cabal. — “Wikipedia:List of cabals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For other views, see also: Wikipedia:Tag team and Wikipedia:Cabals are evil WP:CABALS. WP:CABAL. This page in a nutshell: Two or more people who agree with you constitute a consensus. Two or more people who disagree with you constitute a cabal. A cabal is a number of people united in some close design,. — “Wikipedia:Cabals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Cabals are sometimes secret societies composed of a few designing persons, and at other times are manifestations of emergent behavior in society or governance on the part of a community of persons who have well established public affiliation or kinship. — “Cabal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "And what would you do, my dear diplomatist," replied Morcerf, with a slight degree of irony in his voice, "if you did nothing? What? private secretary to a minister, plunged at once into European cabals and Parisian intrigues; having kings, and, better still, queens, to protect, parties to unite, elections to direct; making more use of your cabinet with your pen and your telegraph than Napoleon did of his battle-fields with his sword and his victories; possessing five and twenty thousand francs a year, besides your place; a horse, for which Chateau-Renaud offered you four hundred louis, and which you would not part with; a tailor who never disappoints you; with the opera, the jockey-club, and other diversions, can you not amuse yourself? Well, I will amuse you." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • He still less feared his enemies than he hated them; some conspiracies and cabals that were made against his life being discovered to him, he satisfied himself in publishing by proclamation that they were known to him, without further prosecuting the conspirators. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne

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