Sociologists are often disparaged as social justice warriors who want to blame everything on the system rather than holding people responsible for their actions. That straw man attack allows critics to avoid some uncomfortable ideas about just how strongly individuals are influenced by the people around them. If we want to develop leaders capable of critical thought and leading with character, we must develop in them the ability to see the iron cage that they, too, are encased in. This is where a sociological look at war and violence offers valuable insights in helping leaders become more reflexively critical...Read More
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