Plenty of people with bad motives (Edward Bernays) or questionable motives (Eleanor Roosevelt) seek and gain power.
But "wiser men, [are] so full of doubts," about whether or not they should seek influence.
Here is the case that we should all strive to create our own spheres of influence, or else be ruled by the worst people– those who will stop at nothing to hold power over you.
Never let a good crisis go to waste is the mantra of the elites.
In tumultuous times, their tactics have extra potency. They reach for more power.
But this is also when the elite are most vulnerable.
By studying their tactics, you will be more prepared to guard against, and counter-attack the enemy.
The current crisis is being used to exploit the masses. But it also presents tremendous opportunity to take the power back, and reshape this world.
Society is entering a new period of transition, a struggle that will reveal the elites of the next generation.
Now is the time to seize your power if you intend to be among their ranks.