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Response to seabeyond (Reply #17)

Thu May 16, 2013, 03:32 PM

21. I accept your definition of feminine that you apply to you as valid.

 

The fact that I see the definition of "nurture" as different from the one my wife uses doesn't mean I have the authority to invalidate her definition of feminine on that basis.

To me, nurturing is to bandage the scraped knee and encourage the child to climb the tree again, but avoid that branch.

And leadership does not mean CEO. At its most basic form, leadership is the conscious decision to promote positive actions by the people around you through whatever mechanism is appropriate. It's putting money in the Jerry's kids jar at the 7-11 despite the fact that making a surreptitious withdrawal would be in your personal self-interest.

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