Tag Archives: power
The one thing that cannot be a “big deal” is yourself, no matter how “successful” you are.
What you say can change where you say it.
Scholars interested in ideas and truth see themselves as special. Scholars interested in prestige and power, though, believe all scholars are like them.
The personal is the political not because power is exercised there, but rather because antagonism is ever present.
Yet the powerful pretend that life is all brutal struggle to justify their efforts at domination in advance.
But eccentrics are mostly harmless to centralized powers-that-be.
Not unless its writhing against restraints, I say. Otherwise, I would call it “habit power.”
The biggest bullshit job of them all is scheming your way to the top so as to force your subordinates to do shit work.
Well, even widely recognized wrongs are understood to be inevitable.