Power and authority are often put for the same thing, but they’re very different. Many mothers, for instance, often have very little power, but have tremendous authority. While love will cause you to lose power, leaving you vulnerable – as it does – to hurt, it will give you something far greater than power; it will give you authority. The authority of love. Power is a cheap substitute for authority, just as sex is a cheap substitute for love. Max Weber was an intricate thinker and a brilliant sociologist. He was born......