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On Power

Some thoughts on the driving force behind history

Power is many things.

Power is a physical construct. Power thus refers to the force that can be applied to an object to change — or maintain — the state of an object. For example, an object at rest can become an object in motion if sufficient force, expressed in power, is applied to it. Power in this sense is often construed as a natural resource, finite as such. When considered as electricity, it often is.

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Amateur historian. Cunning linguist. Studious cinephile. Fleet-footed marathoner. Avid cyclist. Urbane photographer. Gifted polymath. 2e.

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