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Today however the only qualities people seemingly need for their great leader is money, good lies, drama, career corruption, a power peer group, and other people that will believe the candidates lies without question.
A great leader typically rises up on his/her merits, morals, achievements, and ethics.
originally posted by: ignorant_ape
a reply to: Realtruth
what is a great leader ? , err well :
its a leader who is great
that simple enough for you ?
originally posted by: March of the Fire Ants
How might one reconcile the cognitive dissononce of not wanting to be in charge while simultaniously feeling that they would be quite good at it, and possibly destined in some way for it?
originally posted by: MaxTamesSiva
From Lao Tzu:
"To lead people walk behind them."
"He who loves the world as his body may be entrusted with the empire."
Perhaps I stabbed our Savior
In His sacred helpless side.
Yet I've called His name in blessing
When in after times I died.
Through the travail of the ages
Midst the pomp and toil of war
Have I fought and strove and perished
Countless times upon this star.
I have sinned and I have suffered
Played the hero and the knave
Fought for belly, shame or country
And for each have found a grave.
So as through a glass and darkly
The age long strife I see
Where I fought in many guises,
Many names - but always me.
So forever in the future
Shall I battle as of yore,
Dying to be born a fighter
But to die again once more.
General George S Patton Jnr
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
A great leader aspires to not be a leader.
originally posted by: syrinx high priest
I actually think the opposite, we need to stop looking to our leaders and start looking within and to our neighbors and just love everybody