Power comes from integrity and accepting responsibility for the consequences of one’s own actions, choices, and decisions. All choices have inherent risks, and to pretend otherwise is not integrous and is game playing for gain.
… The wolf comes through the door in sheep’s clothing; thus, it is critically important to identify truth from falsehood when political programs are presented by some segment of society. All self-seeking schemes are hidden under pious-sounding agendas to win popular approval.”
From I: Reality and Subjectivity p. 73