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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  • Danyavaad Karpus. Thanks for pressing the like button.

  • Danyavaad Cherry, thanks for pressing the like button.  

  • Coin has 2 pages when you have money you will have big power to do everythings as you want to do , and by the way , money isn't everything but we always buy things to eat with money that all i wish to let you know and have a nice day .

    • Suadee Kenika! You mean money can bring power, don't you? To some extent, I follow that supposition. Does power bring money too? They are indeed two faces for one coin if I may say so. Nevertheless, Thanks for your nice opinion. I am sorry for the late reply.

  • Both money and power are proportional... i think so..
    The person with power has all the trust from others...
    Autoamtically,  the money comes..
    People praise him....

    Automatically the power comes when we have money..
    if we have money people will obvioulsy comes around you, they praised us because of that money.. 

     

    I choose both..

    i had two real life experiences to comment like this... 

    • Danyavaad Cherry! Main nahi pata lekin you have to choose one them. hahahaha, The matter is just like that. I agree with you Cherry, if the person is wealthy, people respect him. What if you are powerful and you have the commandership of the country, naturally, you will be obeyed. Cherry, choose one, either power or money. Thanks for your nice comment. 

    •   The more money you have the more power you have to change the world.
      So i will choose money first.. if you asked me to choose only one...

  • Saya senang berkenalan dengan anda Ruth Sharon! Thanks for pressing the like button.

  • Yes absolutely, money isn't everything.... but the fact we buy everything with money 

     

    • Saya setuju dengan kamu, Ruth Sharon, tetapi in my opinion, power can get money. Do you think money can bring power? I will give you an example, If the leader of your country says that everyone must share two-thirds of his money for the projects of the development in the country, would you disobey him or her? Naturally, you should be on the side of the young lady. Thanks for your nice words and comment on that blog.  

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