Blogging the Bookshelf

Blogging my bookshelf – one book at a time

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William Golding’s The Lord of the Flies.
Ralph grasps an important lesson of leadership. An individual’s moral authority as a leader flows from the consent of the governed.  

November 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Leadership, Philosophy, Uncategorized

“You got to be tough now. Make ‘em do what you want.”

Ralph answered in the cautious voice of one who rehearses a theorem. “If I blow the conch and they don’t come back; then we’ve had it. We shan’t keep the fire going. We’ll be like animals. We’ll never be rescued.”

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