Please choose one of the following prompts and, considering what you have learned from your text and/or other relevant course materials, respond to it in at least one full paragraph of 200-400 words.
Online students must additionally respond to the submissions of at least two other students in no less than 100 words each.
- What authorities do you consider legitimate? Why do you obey them? In what way(s) do they have power over you?
- Do you personally possess any of Weber’s forms of authority? If so, how do you exercise power over others?
- Do you think a society without authority or power is possible? Why or why not?