Chapter 8

Reputation and Legitimacy

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have and should have.


Transforming our society is something in which we all have a shared interest. Seeking a society where we can enjoy greater levels of equality is a necessary journey if we are to develop a sustainable economic system. Many will argue that greater equality is a fanciful dream or a threat to our current levels of prosperity. But history teaches us that ideas, which pursue a transformation of the existing situation, have always been met with doubt, concern, and resistance. The development of society has rarely been the result of a government edict ...

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