Power corrupts

2015-11-24T18:29:11+00:00November 24th, 2015|ESSAYS|

Corruption has several meanings. We assume when we hear people say that ‘power corrupts’ they mean people have become ill-intentioned or greedy because of the power they’ve amassed. Most often that is exactly what they mean. But power can do much more than that. Power can mess with your operating system. It can distort your memory. It can blind you to the needs of others. You won’t understand [...]