CORRUPTIBLE POWER

Dear readers,

Here’s another contribution to Candles Online. This one’s based on the power of power to corrupt us if we are not careful with it

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We’ve all heard Lord Acton’s oft repeated quote –

‘All power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely’

Power is a tricky thing. We all covet it, yet very few of us know how to wield it and not let it get to our heads. How often have you come across examples of people in positions of power abusing their offices and exerting their influence when they should not? How many times have you come across a situation when you have exerted your power over someone inferior to you in some way, because you felt you had the power so you could do it?

Power is a word that has both positive and negative connotations. When it is exerted for a larger benefit, it becomes a tool for victory, like in the case of the public exerting it’s power over a government for certain reforms. Yet when the same government…

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9 thoughts on “CORRUPTIBLE POWER

  1. Oh that’s amazing !
    I can relate this article to present situation of North India .
    A person was abusively using his power and people are blindly following him.
    I know I am too late cz I was stucked in my own thoughts when I got free then I moved to your blog .
    I love the way you explained such a serious topic by giving a very simple example from your life event .
    Well done ! 😇

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