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View Poll Results: Does having power corrupt people?
No, people can handle being in authority 1 16.67%
No, unless the person has psychopathic tendencies to begin with 0 0%
Yes, some people can but many change for the worse and abuse power 4 66.67%
Yes, all people change for the worse when given power 1 16.67%
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:05 PM
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i knew that was coming...

LKY's is just too crafty to make "corruption" look very subtle...

like how does over a million dollars every month as a salary legally obtained?
I'm clinging by the word absolute not subtle but I heard rumors ya know hehehehe. In our country it's a kickback by the billions in front of everyone and we can all go to hell for all he cares.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:29 PM
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When I got I first got promoted I struggled with the fact that I was younger than a lot of people I was leading. I was also way too friendly and dreaded being perceived as a prick which only allowed people to walk all over me. Now I've learned a pretty good balance between not putting up with shit and not being a prick. It works well.

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Old 12-29-2012, 09:09 AM
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power is a drug that brings out the bully in everyone
It certainly seems to in some people.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:22 AM
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Power is an amplifyer and adds volume to what is the real character. If there is a hiden nasty side it will bring it out.
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:55 PM
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Power is an amplifyer and adds volume to what is the real character. If there is a hidden nasty side it will bring it out.
Good insight.
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:53 PM
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There have been interesting studies done where they put people in positions of power and assess how often they lie and cheat once they are in those positions. Cant remember exact figures but people are far more likely to cheat and lie once they have a position of authority.

Also i wonder if it is a mix between absolute power corrupting absolutely and absolute power attracting corruptible individuals?
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