By Tom Brown, Robert Heller
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Within the year, a badly mauled lamb was out the door, much wiser in the ways of hierarchal, command-and-control organizations, and the people who hold power within them. 36 The Bloodied Sheep - Old Monkey Mind and I have long puzzled where mechanistic organizational concepts originated, and why we are so blind to their reality. Their genesis reaches back to Aristotle, Plato, and even beyond. However, it was primarily Newtonian science and Cartesian philosophy that fathered those concepts, giving rise to the machine metaphor.
Throughout history, the basic community, the fundamental social building block, has always been the family. It is there that the greatest nonmonetary exchange of value takes place. It is there that the most powerful nonmaterial values are created and exchanged. It is from the com- 22 A Lamb and the Lion of Life - munity called family, for better or worse, that all other communities are formed. Without any one of the three—nonmaterial values, nonmonetary exchange of value, and proximity—no true community ever existed or ever will.
The seeds of many of the perceptions that shaped my life, some now grown to convictions, were planted then. Events of those high school and college days remain much more vivid and clear than the embryonic thoughts then in gestation. Sharp among them is college graduation. It is 1949. The graduation ceremony is planned with meticulous care to impress a plethora of state officials who are to attend. At commencement, my parents, numerous relatives, and Ferol, the love of my life, are in the packed auditorium to watch the first member of the family to attend college receive an AA degree.
Best Practice: Ideas And Insights From The World's Foremost Business Thinkers by Tom Brown, Robert Heller