Sometimes status can give an individual a great deal of influence over others

Sometimes status can give an individual a great deal

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Sometimes status can give an individual a great deal of influence over others, such as Gandhi, but not always… Status can have different causes status due to wealth is common, but so is status due to achievement or admiration for one reason or another… It can be attached to privilege and even a certain amount of power or influence… but is only that of a single individual, not a whole class Status is often reliant on “symbols” that can amount to “false advertising” – for instance some people own Louise Vuitton luggage, which is extremely expensive, but that does not guarantee that they have wealth it could have been a gift or even be fake so it does not guarantee that the person is of a high economic class… just that they want to be seen as such.
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