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Beekeepers tend to be naturalists, people who like to be outside, maybe even folks who are…folksy.

The point? If it's personal or worldwide power you're seeking, you may be interested in something a little more along the lines of Supreme Court Justice, or even a plumber. (Hey, when you need a plumber, you NEED a plumber and you are very glad there's one who works Sundays. That's power.)

Then again, you do have a certain amount of power over your bees. Sure, they may run (fly) off at any time, die or even sting you. But there's nothing quite like being able to gather a swarm of 30,000 bees into a box and transport them safely to a new home where they can live their lives doing what they do best, which helps them and helps us. That's a kind of power…isn't it?