Category Archives: Values

Iran Learns Unintended Consequences of Lying

By | January 14, 2020

[January 14, 2020]  “Death to the Dictator” was the chant from Iranians after demonstrations that broke out at several Tehran universities.1  These political problems come in the aftermath of Iran’s leaders adamantly denying involvement in the crash of a civilian passenger airplane.  For three days, Iran blamed the plane’s crash on an engine malfunction.  What the leaders learned… Read More »

In the Pursuit of Prestige

By | December 18, 2019

[December 18, 2019]  There are a small number of social institutions in America that are a success story.  Higher education and the U.S. military dominate the upper rungs of the prestige ladder.  Both employ large numbers of people across an array of communities.  Within these institutions, we see the pursuit of prestige by many of the leaders that… Read More »