Hypocritical honor is inexorably linked with authority in a world that seeks favor.
I receive authority through the position that my municipal clients hire me to fulfill. I have been complemented and praised by those with pending applications. My opinions have been sought as a wise advisor by those to whom want my favor. My friendship has been elicited by those under my authority.
I understand that much of the honor that I have received while residing in even limited authority is not genuine.
Much of the honor lavished upon those in positions of authority comes only by lips. I know what it is like to hear words of praise and then observe actions that…
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