Erik Lokkesmoe

How to Start a Revolution (Part 2)

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How to Start a Revolution (Part 2)

Jesus – The Answer Who Asked Questions The eyes of the religious rulers narrowed as they surveyed the scene before them. What gall for this Jesus to venture into their territory, the temple courts, teaching the gullible masses as if he had something the priests and theologians could not provide. Clearly, the people were being mesmerized by the charlatan. The name of Jesus was on everyone’s lips, from shopkeeper to centurion. There was danger of riots, even open revolt. It was all a little too much for those who valued status and stability. For months the chief…

How to Start a Revolution (Part 1)

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How to Start a Revolution (Part 1)

Wise leaders understand that well-formed questions can become a battle horn.  Revolutions—whether of a nation or a single human heart—begin when someone asks a question. Agents of Transformation: A  stumpy, toga-draped figure with a homely face is counted among the most influential individuals of all time. Unlike the other great characters of ancient Athens, he chose to steer clear of politics and climbing the civic ladder. And unlike other popular philosophers of his era, he wrote no books, established no school, and did not even offer any formal…