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The social fabric of the future and its leaders is still a race issue. How many minority children can say they have an uncle who is a senator, mayor, doctor? The "establishment" is a social fabric created by time and contribution. For the strongest society we need a social fabric rich in texture and color. When a child looks at the picture of our representatives, how much color or texture do they see? It looks like a bunch of old white men. I think "leaders" realize the finest contribution you can make, if you really care about contributing, is to have power and give it away. Rule from a place of generosity (nurture the strength of others) and not fear (take and hold power). How do we get a social fabric that contributes to society? We have to shake the establishment still/again until we teach it to serve (nurture) and not take (fear) our social fabric.
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