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Francis Bacon observes in his essay Of Great Place that people in powerful positions become servants to their positions It has never been more obvious than in 20th century America that people in positions of power become servants themselves Todays modern technology provides the driving force for those in powerful positions to become servants Every company president CEO or management executive has in his possession such high tech devices as a cellular phone a beeper and of course a personal computer Constantly surrounded by such technology an executive can never be out of reach of the duties associated with his office While he is driving from work to his gym his cellular phone is ringing He answers only to find it is the office with another pressing issue that needs his attention While at the gym doing bench presses the office is beeping him with a problem only he can solve When he finally makes it home at the end of his hectic day he finds several e-mail messages from the office waiting on his computer No matter where this man goes or what he does he is still tied to his position The electronic bonds to his position serve only to enslave him Another technological tool of the 20th century--the media--attracts public attention to those in powerful positions and makes them servants of their publicity The most obvious examples of powerful positions with this problem are those in the performance industry Bill Cosby had a television camera in his face before he had shed his first tear over his sons death Madonna brought her newborn baby home from the hospital to a media frenzy of snapping photographers and glaring television cameras Lisa Marie Presley and Oprah Winfrey have their every breathing moment on display for public consumption each week in the supermarket tabloids These people live out their lives in a fish tank for all to see Lastly a person in a powerful
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