(As an aside, I've always ascribed that sequence to Ms. Fontana's rewrite; it seems far more in tone with her work and her ethos than with those of Mr. Ellison.)
I have come to realize, of late, that I agree with that sentiment, and, indeed, always have.
Conversely, there are four words, four words that many consider innocuous, or, at worst, insensitive, that have always made me look at the speaker with grave suspicion. They are the Words That Cannot Be Trusted; they are the Words That Always Betray A Villainous Intent.
They are "For Your Own Good".
When you understand my aversion to these words, perhaps you might understand my aversion to Mr. ab3nd's description of The Authority as an example of "superheros making the world a better place".
I make no apologies when I must agree with the late Mr. McDuffie: