Byrdmouse is a devoted husband and father that says what's on his mind even if no one else agrees with him.

In fact, especially if no one else agrees with him

Leaders Stand Differently

Random thoughts that crossed my mind after lunch: I just read a quote by Ken Kesey that said, "You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case."

Now, my brain is so full of information that I know 3 things about Ken. The first is that he was a member of the ROTC movement. You recall that one right, the Run Over To Canada movement of the mid to late 60s? He later got a pardon and/or served time for his desertion and was able to come back to the US. The second is that he wrote One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. As far as I know he never wrote another book, or at least one as successful. Lastly, and more importantly for this quote, he participated in an Army experiment for hallucinogenic drugs in the 60s in California when he memorized the formula for the drug and went out and made it. Two years later his magical bus tour had to stop because the US finally made LSD an illegal substance.

I'm unclear when he made the quote (he may be, too based on the quantity of his intake of drugs) but even in the mischievous, and later illegal way, he led as he described.


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