What is office politics, anyway?


A fun, and very real, look into 'office politics'.

Only gods and beasts live alone. The rest of us need each other and in needing each other we need the Polis, the community of organised coexistence.
So, my dear friend. What is politics anyway?
It is us living together. Us coordinating what coexistence needs to achieve. What it needs to exclude. What the rules are. What our values are. What our boundaries are. What our collective identity, purpose and tenor is. That is what is politics. And that is what we are safeguarding when we lament office politics. The people who break the rules, who breach the covenant.
What is politics? Our way of living together and achieving together. Yes. Also in the office.


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