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Power is about [[politics]], who gets what and how? It is also about [[economy|economics]]. Most power in the world is unequally distributed. Sharing power comes down to have equal distribution of power.
 
Power is about [[politics]], who gets what and how? It is also about [[economy|economics]]. Most power in the world is unequally distributed. Sharing power comes down to have equal distribution of power.
  
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==Concepts of power==
 
There are two concepts of power
 
There are two concepts of power
 
# Power to
 
# Power to
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[[Power over]] refers to having the power over others. Power to refers to the possibility to get things done, to have to power to do things. If someone has power over someone else , you generally have less power to get things done.
 
[[Power over]] refers to having the power over others. Power to refers to the possibility to get things done, to have to power to do things. If someone has power over someone else , you generally have less power to get things done.
  
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==Related==
 
* [[Anarchism]]
 
* [[Anarchism]]
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* [[Freedom]]
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* [[Autonomy]]
  
 
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[[Category:power]]
[[category:power]]
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[[Category:philosophy]]

Revision as of 00:02, 29 July 2010

Power is about politics, who gets what and how? It is also about economics. Most power in the world is unequally distributed. Sharing power comes down to have equal distribution of power.

Concepts of power

There are two concepts of power

  1. Power to
  2. Power over

Power over refers to having the power over others. Power to refers to the possibility to get things done, to have to power to do things. If someone has power over someone else , you generally have less power to get things done.


Related