The Love of Power vs. the Power of Love (part 2)

The Love of Power vs. the Power of Love (part 2)
By Lawrence W. Reed

Lawrence W. Reed is president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational institute headquartered in Midland, Mich. Permission to reprint in whole or in part is hereby granted, provided that the author and the Center are properly cited
But politics today provides a sad commentary on the ascendancy of the love of power over the power of love. We have granted command of 40 percent of our incomes to federal, state and local governments, compared to 6 or 7 percent a century ago. And more than a few Americans seem to think that 40 percent still isn’t enough. Continue reading “The Love of Power vs. the Power of Love (part 2)”

The Love of Power vs. the Power of Love

This 2-part article focuses on government, but also applies to those who want to be effective leaders.

The Love of Power vs. the Power of Love
By Lawrence W. Reed

Lawrence W. Reed is president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational institute headquartered in Midland, Mich. Permission to reprint in whole or in part is hereby granted, provided that the author and the Center are properly cited

“We look forward to the time when the power of love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.” Continue reading “The Love of Power vs. the Power of Love”