An Index of my Medium Articles

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The biggest questions and an attempt to answer them.

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Why I Wrote “The Rules of the Game”

The lion is a powerful image in Machiavelli’s The Prince. Photo by Wolfgang Hasselmann on Unsplash

The Machiavellian Playbook for the Modern Office*

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· I. How an Executive Should Acquire Respect

For you and for society. It’s called “Pithanon”.

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How Dehumanization Has Enabled Slavery and Murder

Strikers in Memphis hold “I AM A MAN” placards in 1968 (Wayne State University, assumed to be Public Domain)

“A lot of guys really supported that whole concept that if they don’t speak English and they have darker skin, they’re not as human as us, so we can do what we want.”

“I guess while I was there, the general attitude was, ‘A dead Iraqi is just another dead Iraqi… You know, so what?’ […] when they get home, in dealing with veteran issues and meeting other veterans, it seems like the guilt really takes place, takes root, then.”

A List for the Curious

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Philosophical principles for authentic living

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A Mounting Restitution Crisis is an Opportunity for Museums to Better Serve Global Communities

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Steven Gambardella

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