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How to understand power - Eric Liu

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Power is the ability to make others do what you would have them do.

This video explains where power comes from:

1. Physical

2. Wealth

3. State action (law and bureaucracy)

4. Social norms

5. Ideas

6. Numbers

Three laws of power:

1. Power is never static

2. Power is like water

3. Power compounds

Power + Character = A Great Citizen

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