When Everyone is the Leader

Imagine, some say, that aliens from Mars land on earth and demand, “Take us to your leader.” Most earthlings, the response goes, would be a loss to direct them. Or as Plato warned more than two thousand years ago, the ship of state is in trouble when the crew takes over from the captain and the sailors all believe they have an equal right to steer no matter how untrained they are in navigation.

Os Guinness, When No One Sees, p. 14-15.

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