I don’t actually admire Emperor Palpatine. He was just the first example I could think of of someone easily recognizable who was famous for urging others to kill.
Anyway, to counterbalance the unwholesome message of the third panel, I offer you this, the wisest thing Captain Kirk ever said about human nature.
Note from Missy: Huh! I thought for sure this speech was given to the dudes who had faces painted half-white and half-black, who were racist against the dudes who also had half-white and half-black faces, but the white and black sides were flipped. Some Trekkie I am.