All power corrupts, and absolutepower corrupts absolutely.
IMAGINE THIS SCENARIO: you are about to become a mother for the first time. You and your husband prepare your home as you eagerly await your little baby boy’s arrival. Just a month before you’re due to bring him home, you are selected by your peers to win the highest award possible for a person in your profession. In a very public celebration, your entire industry’s community surrounds you to exuberantly shower you with praise and accolades.
During the most touching moment of your acceptance speech, you turn to your husband and declare, “This is all worthwhile because of you—you showed me what love is.”
After a whirlwind celebration party and lots of ...