What makes us happier: money or power? Power. Do we prefer money or status? Status.
What do children say they want more than anything when they grow up? Fame.
Paraphrasing Machiavelli: if you have to choose between being loved or feared, pick feared.
Yeah, power gets you respect. So if you can make a billion dollars or become an international sensation by Thursday I highly recommend it.
But powerful people often behave like asshole, why? Power reduces empathy and often causes us to dehumanize others.
In fact, one of the most recognizable signs that someone is powerful is that they break rules. Why? They can get away with it..just look at Mahathir and the rest of them.
And don't give me any bullshit that what I'm saying is not true course it's happening right here in our backyard and you know it.
What I'm basically trying to say is that most politicians and ____ are just bunch of greedy and power hungry assholes and those people supporting and living under their umbrella are just the same.
And then there are regular people like me and you who can't do shit about it, just checking on other people facebook status and hit like.