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A Leadership Lesson from Billy Budd (the Opera)

“Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with … Continue reading

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Which is worse . . .?

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.  -Martin Luther King For a long time I … Continue reading

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Policies cannot make up for lack of leadership . . .

I am worried about the state of politics in the US (and elsewhere as well). It appears to me that our two political parties, Republicans and Democrats, have over the past several decades become more and more negative and contentious … Continue reading

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