Leadership Part 4

By Peter Worman Last week we looked at the fresco’s of Ambrogio Lorenzetti. These consisted of three main fresco’s painted in the government building in Sienna, the first being the allegory of good governance, secondly, the effects of good governance in the city and countryside and the third, the effects of bad governance in the […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 8

We continue the quest to discover the true Statesman or King, who would be entrusted to lead society, government, or business right down to the leadership of a family and ultimately oneself. This Statesman if well educated and trained, would be able to successfully guide their flock  to give them the best chance of making […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 7

The quest continues in our search for the true King or Statesman, which is proving to be rather difficult and just as the Stranger and the young Socrates seem to have arrived at a conclusion, they again reach a roadblock so to speak so the participants agree to find a practical example like weaving, and […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 6

Once again, the Stranger and young Socrates reached another roadblock in that they don’t believe that they haven’t, with a degree of certainty, discovered the Statesman using the description of herdsman who nurtures his flock especially the weak and vulnerable. When, as we said just now, the care of the gods had failed for humanity, […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 4

The question remains as to what role the Statesman will play and how and I trust that this will be revealed as we continue with this dialogue. What has been established is that the Statesman’s primary role is the nurture of land-based creatures that moved by foot, who were un-mixed with any other breed. Last […]

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