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[at-l] Let's play "Who Said This" ...
- Subject: [at-l] Let's play "Who Said This" ...
- From: "richard mann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 09:34:13 -0400
- Organization: Microsoft Corporation
Let's play "Who Said This" ...
>Shouldn't we remember that effective leadership can take us in the wrong
>direction just as well as in the right direction? Isn't the free
>of ideas the best check we have against focused pursuit in the wrong
That is always the case. You have to examine the leadership, question the
motives, and see if what it is saying rings true, or has a moral
if it is espousing something that is unpopular with the masses. However,
the totally free exchange of ideas (at least on the internet) is not
a good thing, either. It gives an equal voice to everyone, and everyone
not earned the right to have an equal voice when it comes to assuming a
leadership position. Having someone spout off with an opinion based on
little knowledge or investment is not the same as having someone provide
leadership based on years of dedication and experience. Leadership is not
always right, but it should be respected (while questioning) by those who
are not providing leadership but benefiting from the things the
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