contention

The prevalence of a spirit of contention amongst a people is a certain sign of deadness with respect to the things of religion. When men's spirits are hot with contention, they are cold to religion. - Jonathan Edwards

Friday, June 21, 2019

truth vs consensus

"Individuals search for truth, groups search for consensus."

https://twitter.com/naval/status/1141844787705741312

And inspiring leaders build consensus around the discovered truth.
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Management is telling other people what to do. Leadership is making them want to do it.
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I thought, wait but scientific groups like lab groups & collaboration teams & scientific societies & fields search for truth. But then I remembered, oh no, they also search for consensus...
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