We want to deal with the world in our way and we want to do it with the people who agree with us. We like to build our own comfort zones from where we like to engage with the world. That’s risky business for a leader.
we need to be very careful about the kind of environment we cultivate in the institutions which form the bedrock of our society.
Acknowledging a weak student who has made an effort; even if he falls short of our standard criteria, will help him try that much harder the next time.