Leadership & Respect & Personhoodby Tom James on 12/18/19
When the Supreme Being, God, gave everyone (All human beings) souls, we become persons and therefore we command respect. Living a life based on good ethical values earns a Person TRUST as well!!
TRUST between Persons is the basis of friendships, long-term contracts such as marriage, political and business systems, judicial systems, alliances among nations, and villages, cities and countries. ALL of these are based on TRUST!
Good values make good systems. Bad and Evil values make bad and evil systems. A lack of TRUST results in corruption, injustice, bad decisions, violence and anger, and the loss of the value of Personhood!!!
A Good Person earns TRUST and RESPECT!
A Bad Person earns a loss of trust and is shunned by other Persons.
The most important lesson for young leaders to learn is the fact that it is the cumulative effect of MANY good and evil acts and choices that forge a good or evil reputation in the earning or loss of TRUST of others.