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Unformatted text preview: eadership based on persuasion
and influence, to leadership based on coercion and control. Russell (1938) :
As the beliefs and habits which have upheld traditional
power decay, it gradually gives way to power based upon
some new belief, or to ‘naked’ power, i.e. to the kind that
involves no acquiescence on the part of the subject. Such is
the power of the butcher over the sheep, of an invading army
over a vanquished nation, and of the police over detected
conspirators. The power of the Catholic Church over
Catholics is traditional, but its power over heretics who are
persecuted is naked (p. 57). Power becomes...
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- Spring '08