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Sai Rajeshwari Gourishetty

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Are we too harsh on our politicians or leaders?

We expect cent percent righteous behavior of our politicians, every unsuccessful action of theirs in highlighted and if any decision of theirs backfires, we do not expect or encourage them to make it right. With elections nearing, they are left with justifying their wrongdoings (since accepting their mistakes wont help them get votes).
Can we encourage a model where leaders who have failed in some decisions or policies (which they have not done intentionally, and can be repaired) get a chance, can we change our outlook and not forget their bigger and very helpful contributions?

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  • Dec 10 2013: Your question can lead down many paths and I don't know at this time if one can answer such an open query. Truth in action is more powerful then truth in words and words seem to be the norm in politics as opposed to action. We as a people have great intentions in life, however, how often are those intentions realized in full? Stumbling blocks constantly inhibit our paths and so we are redirected as water to find a more suitable way. What I would like to see are humans stepping up to leadership positions with humble attitudes and servant hearts. We as a nation have become divisive and and callus and as such have lost the ability to compromise and communicate for the good of the whole as compared to the good of a one. It is time to accept where we are in life and to come together for the betterment of the future of our children and not our present selves. A servant heart a humble life a peaceful path. Thank you
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      Dec 10 2013: Thanks for sharing your perspective. You are right, only discussions and words wont work but I'm hoping it to be a start. I'm amazed at the depth you've considered this but sometimes working on the present is an insurance for the future.

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