Read the book! They started out as decent German police. They ended up as monsters. It happened little by little. Slippery slope. Almost all of us would have done the same!Decent German police during the occupation of Poland? Part of keeping order in occupied Poland was getting rid of the Jews.
If it were not, Saruman had not fallen. But as it is said, only that one makes no mistakes who does nothing at all. The old maxime "the dose makes the poison" applies here as much as anywhere else. Water is necessary to live but too much of it will kill you.Seems like the sort of morality which could easily lead down a slippery slope?