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Influence, n.: In politics, a visionary quo given in exchange for a substantial quid. Options
Daemon
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Influence, n.: In politics, a visionary quo given in exchange for a substantial quid.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
gerry
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Should not be allowed and if it happens the giver and receiver should be removed from office and contact for life Just another way to say 'cheatersLiar'
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It seems that bribery have more obligations of the parties than mere influence...
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Ambrose Bierce/Quotes

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.

Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.

Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.

Pray, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.

Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Pieter_Hove
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Bully_rus wrote:
It seems that bribery have more obligations of the parties than mere influence...

Yes, me too I am always amazed by those scrupulous intellectuals who go for material things at the end of the story. In a way, you can say that power is about psychological materialism.
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