[Springboard] Looking to Tuesday . . .
Ellen & David Rebstock
grapevin2 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 1 16:43:18 EDT 2008
I read it too and was compelled to use the Imbalanced Social Process
Triangles to analyze it. I would be interested in a discussion group.
On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 7:40 AM, James Wiegel <jfwiegel at yahoo.com> wrote:
> "Yet to imagine that installing a particular individual in the Oval Office
> will produce decisive action on any of these fronts (terrorism and nuclear
> weapons, climate change and poverty, genocide and disease) is to succomb to
> the grandest delusion of all. The quadrennial ritual of electing (or
> reelecting) a president is not an exercise in promoting change, regardless
> of what candidates may claim and ordinary voters believe. The real aim is
> to ensure continuity, to keep intact the institutions and arrangements that
> define present-day Washington." Andrew J. Bacevich, The Limits of Power, p.
> "If you think the City of Chicago is going to elect a new mayor every 4
> years and he is going to come out here and do your work for you, you're
> wrong. If this community is going to be different it will be because of
> you. You're going to have to do it yourself" Verdell Trice, paraphrased
> from the Fifth City video.
> hmmm . . . .
> I just finished reading The Limits of Power. Anyone interested in forming
> a discussion group to study it?
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