A leader in national or international affairs who is often a respected leader in a given field, who is regarded as a disinterested, nonpartisan promoter of the public good, and is skilled or experienced in the principles, science or administration of government.

In this segment of the Forum we'll highlight the views of a cross section of our community to seek clarity, and an understanding, as to how individuals view the two faces of leadership that are presented here. Do they see a possibility of conciliation between the two? Or are they so dissi dwij content home Articles milar that only opposition is possible?
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One who is actively involved in politics, especially party politics, who holds or seeks a political office and seeks personal or partisan gain often by scheming and maneuvering. At times is skilled in the administration or science of government.

That the phenomena of special interest, and self-interests, is an ancient cornerstone of most alliances begs the question: Is the Statesperson vision attainable or is it lunacy? Can a New Ethic that is global in dimension be articulated and embraced as a stepping-stone that guides a new ethic of leadership in this millennium?   
Given the power and good fortune of the United States, will its leadership choose to merge with the leaders of other cultures as a cooperative and cocreative member of a peaceful world community? How do we do this without enslaving others in an "our way is right" policy or launching gun-boat diplomacy -"Forward Presence" - from a terrestrial grid onto the evolving stage of space exploration and resettlement? The rise and fall of great empires is a repeating fabric of history; however, we are now on a stage that is a world community; fall or rise every human on Space Ship Earth embraces the shift.
—Rear Admiral Eugene J. Carroll, Jr. / paraphrase    
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