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S3-E1: WhyWHAT? Reflections: Do not carve another man’s turkey

“The stripper keeps coming back, straight out of the bottle,” says Alan. “You do not carve another man’s turkey,” is the meme entertained by Sara, as she reflects on a work party gone wrong. There were no boundaries and no planning, and the staff was teaming with Maslow’s hierarchy of primal needs: hunger! “Does the prawn want to be peeled?” asks Trajce. Alan, Sara, and Trajce discuss the skills of a psychologist who can deescalate emotionally charged scenarios and help regain control of social situations. Trajce pontificates, “Power can be conveyed and transmuted through tribal culture and tradition, through the legal rational forms of bureaucracy, and through charismatic leadership qualities and personage.”