How dies a power differential (lecturer, doctor, ceo etc) affect HOW or IF you approach
such a person?
Most people respect highly educated & successful people more than the average run of the mill Joe &/or Josephina. Powerful, educated, & successful people garner respect & admiration. They have an enviable lifestyle w/o struggle or worry. They can provide for the basic needs & beyond. They have access to the very best life imagined.
Powerful, educated, & successful people have access to more people & relationships. They also have networks to better opportunities for themselves & particularly their children. They have avenues that the average person will never have. Powerful, educated, & successful people are those who control & call the societal shots. They set the agendas which others follow.
Powerful, educated, & successful people are the adult equivalent of the cool, popular kids in high school. They are also considered to be the A-A+ students in adulthood. They are the crème de la crème- the BEST of THE BEST. They are considered to be deities in American/Western culture & society. Yes, powerful, educated, & successful people are accorded more respect & that is the way they should be. They made sacrifices & worked smart for their position.
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