Philosophic Thought & Discussion: Care for the Poor as the Foundation of Social Change & Justice

  Throughout England’s political history, change and progress have been a step-by-step process (Burns, 2003, p. 126). Most notably, their progression to the monarchy and parliament system seen today began with political beliefs and ideologies that shot down conflict or opposition to whoever may have been in power or a place of leadership at the … Continue reading Philosophic Thought & Discussion: Care for the Poor as the Foundation of Social Change & Justice

A Hierarchy of Need & Wealth in the Bad & Bourgeoisie of the French Revolution

In the late 1700's, King Louis XVI sought to promote the welfare of the French people and create real, lasting change that benefited all under his rule, without a clear picture of what this would entail (Burns, 2003, p. 100). However, the French monarchy and government had long been entwined with corruption through money, power, … Continue reading A Hierarchy of Need & Wealth in the Bad & Bourgeoisie of the French Revolution

Thriving: Motivational Drives in Success & Failure

In the 18th and 19th centuries, as strives from the Industrial Revolution transformed the world around us, we sought to transform our environments in the endeavor to change our economies, relationships, and geography (Burns, 2003, p. 58). Most notable accomplishments from this era are the Suez and Panama Canals; both have their basis in success and failure … Continue reading Thriving: Motivational Drives in Success & Failure

The Psychology of Peace & Its Effect on Leadership Styles

Historically, the overarching idea of keeping and maintaining peace has been through maintaining a balance of power. Kings, queens, presidents, and parliaments did not simply govern those under their care but rather, ruled them by force. They sought to ensure that any territories operate in favor of the governing body’s values and beliefs, despite underlying … Continue reading The Psychology of Peace & Its Effect on Leadership Styles

Transformation: What It Is (& Why We Need It)

When we think of transformation, we often think of the word change. On a surface level, we believe these two words are synonymous and relatively interchangeable. In like manner, we may interpret the word change as to “substitute one thing for another” (Burns, 2003, p. 24). But transformation is something radically different we do not … Continue reading Transformation: What It Is (& Why We Need It)