Control: v. to lead with (an action(s) and/or an authoritative word(s)) and/or to have power over a (personal action(s) and/or event(s))
You can personally be out of control or have a classroom or group of humans under your leadership who are out of control. Not being able to control your emotions is a problem for many. Leaders fear a loss of control over the led and can sometimes exhibit rather tyrannical approaches at getting control back when it seems things are getting out of control.
Control is vital to society and it tries to control you by making you form socially acceptable habits or behaviors which impulsively guide your everyday existence to a large degree.
Few realize that with constant education for 18 or more years most of us think that we control our behavior to a great degree but are not aware that role models, friends, the media, advertising, and sometimes even celebrities have had a large influence on the way that we behave and try to control our lives.
Some of us have been taken care of with most of our needs provided for as offspring and are sometimes shocked to realize that you need to work hard to survive and make money to control your life.
When parental control no longer is a fact of life we venture out on our own and either feel that we are in control of our lives or feel helpless that we can’t seem to gain control over our lives and spending habits. Those who can’t successfully take control of their lives frequently continue to depend on parental financial support and frequently wind up back home living with their parent’s help.
Control over self, offspring, family, job, workers, bad habits, and money is a never ending struggle and those who have learned to control much of their everyday environment as needed are at a powerful advantage to those who feel lost and out of control of their lives or environment.
Control over one’s emotions is one of the most important areas where control pays off and if you can help others control their emotions too then you are truly skilled and your relationships with others will probably be good.
What we must realize in life is that we can’t control everything and that other important humans control most of what goes on around us and in the world. Knowing what you can control which is largely yourself and knowing what you can’t control can save you much worrying and misery about things which you can’t change but may not like.
The most difficult to control is military events, organizations, and movements of many humans.
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