From outstanding defense attorney Robert Barnes:
Who is most likely to seek power? Who is most likely to be successful in obtaining it? We all know the answer – psychopaths. The power-avaricious, the control-obsessed, the self-aggrandizers, and their allied souls. This is why we must be skeptical of the power-seekers and those who succeed in obtaining it, but just as important it reminds us every question comes down to – WHO decides? Who has the power?
I contend that this is one of the most important lessons to learn for anyone who will live among large numbers of other people. I think it should be taught in early teenage as a multi-part lesson as a coming-of-age anointment of our young. There is only a small percentage of these characters among us, but it is critical to recognize them, and when possible, subvert them. What Barnes has in the paragraph above would be an excellent outline for the course. Thanks, counselor. 👍 👍
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