George Blecher

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18 December 2002

Heroes, leaders, demagogues

Heroes are invariably larger than life but more often than not, we choose our own heroes because they enable ourselves to be a bit more of the imperfect person that we are.

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On October 11, George Blecher writes about the past month – To describe as “conflicted” the political feelings of Americans these days is to make an almost comic understatement: everybody thinks everything simultaneously.