Power

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There are different kinds of power and different kinds of authority. Military power for example, physical, political, economic, moral power, charismatic power. And different kinds of authority:  we can be forced into acquiescing to certain demands or we can be persuaded into accepting them. Power and authority are not all of a kind. Imagine four persons in a room.  The first is a dictator who wields a brutal power. Next to him sits a gifted athlete whose quickness and strength give him a...