Rommel,you magnificentbastard,I read your book!1
People spend so much time listening to someone else feed information. Then they are judged at how well they regurgitate it back to whomever offered it. It is almost like a college drinking game—that is, the level of sophistication involved.
When it comes time to take responsibility for decision-making, many seem to be waiting for an order. Or, peeking over their shoulder to see what others are doing just to ensure they are doing something similar. Curiosity has been lobotomized from too many. Freud lamented: “What a distressing contrast between the radiant intelligence of a child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Simple childlike ...