Power: A Deciding Factor in History

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In the dictionary power is defined in many ways there is no set defined statement what power is or is supposed to be. Power can make or break a person or even a nation. Power is, “A measure of an entity's ability to control the environment around itself, including the behavior of other entities” (Wikipedia) which i find to be the most accurate definition. I conclude that this is what power is; it is a controlling factor in everyone’s life whether it be power over that person or over someone else, this definition makes the most sense to me.

In one essay by Alvin Toffler he explains that there are three kinds of power which are violence, wealth, and knowledge. Violence is the least effective kind of power because it is very inflexible, takes away many resources, and produces resistance...
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