How should we know whether or not to allow someone to lead us? How important is it, anyway, to have as our leaders people with the right qualifications to serve our needs? Perhaps we should accept any old person who wants to lead us, and who professes to be able to do so. In a nutshell, what are our responsibilities choosing a leader?
People have asked me if there isn’t something they can do right now to be on the path toward spiritual growth. There are two things, widely known in different traditions, and part of the Fool’s Journey practices.
Recently, a video came across my Facebook page titled The Known Universe, prepared by the American Museum of Natural History. you can jump to the video by following this video link. This film purports to show “the known universe as mapped through astronomical observations.”
My comment after watching the video was, “Fascinating, although the Quasar and Big Bang pieces are not correct.” Now a friend of mine, Bill W., left a comment asking, “What did the Museum of Natural History get wrong?”