Why Do We Have Leaders?
As a child we often wonder why parents and the adults around us control everything we do. The typical excuses are "We older and wiser than you" or "We have more experience than you" and also "I'm your parent". What gives them the power over us? Well, they provide food and shelter most of the time, but sometimes they do it for money or they do it because the law says so. How many parents do it because they care? I don't know, but I can tell you that you can't measure experience by age. Yes they had more opportunity than us to learn and experience the world, but out of all those chances how many did they learn from?
I can also tell you that an adult lived in a bright white box, fed through a tube and sat in a chair for the duration of their life have had but one experience, that one experience being that bright white box. The same can be said about our countries, states, cities, political parties and businesses. Who, honestly, who has the right to rule, lead, teach and paren