Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
That's probably true. But I would say it's true mostly because you have to promise benefit to others for political power, and without political power you won't be in a position to do much that is a major event of history. Best you can do alone is a bit of serial killing, maybe.
Although...I would caution the humans against judging major acts of authorities as being horrible. It might threaten your respect, and you need that -- for the greater good of your kind, of course.