Power or Money

The lady took her niece's hand and ushered her to sit next to her. She was in her late fifties. Her hair was gray and there were some wrinkles under her eyelids,  despite all that, she looked firm and commanding. She was rich, famous and powerful. Her husband died ten years ago leaving her no kids but a great fortune. She has been managing this for a long time. The companies that deal with the petrol were more than five major ones. Two in America, one was in Britain. For the  other two companies, one was in the gulf area and another one was  in Venezuela. There were also the branches for those companies scattered  all over the world. she wanted to train her niece to take care of this huge responsibility.

 Her niece was seventeen and she wanted her to understand how to manage such huge companies after her death. She was telling her about power. The girl was thinking that money was the power. Her aunt told her that money was only a mean to get you somewhere. Power is the target.  If you own the power, money can come easily. The aunt was hoping for the head of the parliament. She was elected as a member six years ago, and she was trying to get to that post since then. That is why she wanted her niece to think about power. But her niece is absolutely different from her. She thinks money is power. You can buy voters to elect you and vote for you. Or you can pay to get whatever you desire, as long as you have the ability to pay for it.

The girl came and sat beside her aunt. It is useless to discuss the matter with her. Each party is convinced with his own ideas. The aunt started to tell her niece to think about power seriously. There is something which cannot enter the little head of that girl. She thought to herself, we have more than fourteen companies all over the world. Our monthly net profit is nearly more than one seventy million dollars a month. My aunt is driving me crazy. What does she need? What is there to be put into consideration? 

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  • Obrigado Nzau Emanuel! Thanks for pressing the like button. 

  • I'm so glad dear dara, because i loved the topic!

    As i can see it, Money and Power Both are related. Because who has money get Power and who has also Power can get money. But to choose one of them i be with money, becusae with money i can buy many things and go wherever!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • That's amazing

    • Anti jameela ya Malak Mohamed!  Thanks for your amazing comment. 

  • Mashkoor ya Malak Mohamad! Thanks for pressing the like button. 

    • Welcome ❤️❤️

    • Shookran jazeelan ya Malak Mohamed. Thanks for your one-word comment. I hope to be one of your friends. Thanks again. 

  • Thank you for the post.  
    I could not understand that part, where aunt claims that power is the target. It seems to me power is also mean to get you something. 
    What was the reason aunt was so obsessed with power? 

     

    • Madloba Tsira! The old lady believes in power. Maybe, she had the money at hand from an inheritance or whatever. Thanks for your nice comment on the blog.

    • gamabgoba Tsira! Thanks for pressing the like button. 

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