I’ve been busy for days now, debating the (in)compatability of Big Government, – especially European style Social Democracies – with inventiveness. To what degree, if at all, does Big Government impede inventiveness, and is it unthinkable that innovation could even benefit.. ?
This debate began when I wrote a comment on FactsMatter, the personal blog of Dr. Jacques Delacroix, a Conservative (!) Stanford Sociologist. He is also a great story-teller, and a Professor of organizational analysis and management. I didn’t know when I wrote my comment, and wasn’t aware, therefore, of what was in store for me..
I wrote my comment basically to say I was delighted with Dr. Delacroix’s article on Israel / Gaza, but I couldn’t resist mentioning also how puzzled I was that anyone in their right minds would vote for Romney.. – After a few “exchanges” and getting to know each other a little, delacroixjacques – his blogname – wrote a new article, entitled, simply:
At this moment, I am eagerly waiting for delacroixjacques’ next
comment lesson.. – It’s been the best damn’ discussion I’ve had with anyone in a LONG time, partly of course because of delacroixjacques’ razor-shap mind and wonderful sense of humour, but I suspect also because he is a CONSERVATIVE. Most people I talk to happen to be Liberals, – some of whom are also technoprogressives, and it can get a little boring at times. Getting to know Jacques Delacroix has been like breathing fresh air, and despite our opposing views – in some areas, mind you, our discussions have been “so much fun” – as “Barbie Girl” would say, and very rewarding.
So, – my hope is you are now deeply curious and simply must take a look at our exchanges. If that is the case, go to: FactsMatter, and don’t hesitate to write a comment yourself of course, if you dare, that is…