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The Leadership Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why the Future of Business Depends on the Return to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness by John A. Allison

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Reason (Objectivity)

THE OTHER UNIQUE ASPECT OF HUMANKIND’S NATURE IS THAT WE have the capacity to reason objectively based on the facts of reality. Everything that is alive has some method of staying alive. A lion can hunt. A deer has speed to run from the hunters. Humans have the capacity to think. Our ability to think is literally our only means of survival, success, and happiness. There are no shortcuts, no free lunches.

We are extremely fortunate that one of the great geniuses of history, Aristotle, taught us how to think in 300 BC. He said that we should begin with premises based on the facts and then use induction and deduction to derive ...

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