Authority Here is a good definition of authority: "’Authority’ is the permission we give others to change us." – D.Searls (Source: The Social Customer Manifesto) Tags: authority, doc searls, permission we give others to change us, definitions, wisdom Share this: RelatedJudges under the spotlight2006-12-11In "Miscellany"Terrorist plot details emerge2006-08-10In "Miscellany"Definition of rape to be wider2006-08-10In "Miscellany" By Paul Enthusiast, writer, Happiness Engineer at Automattic. I take photos too. Passionate about my wife, Gina and #proudDad. View all of Paul's posts.