[Extracted from: Energy Report: April 2013 ]
... Power Mode is exemplified by the Sage, in both positive and negative forms. If the Sage does not gauge his audience, he can lose them, or silence them with oppressive expression. If the Sage gauges his audience, he can use the audience to determine the best way to express himself for that audience. The Authoritative Sage is captivating. The Oppressive Sage is offensive. ... For a Sage, his life is the audience.