Politics as a ‘Vocation’
On two separate occasions in the past six months I have been encouraged to run for office. Well, not me specifically, but me along with the roomful of people attending the same lectures as me. Still, it does tend to give one pause.
The speakers, on these two separate occasions, were from complete opposite ends of the political spectrum. What’s more they were speaking for different reasons, and on completely different topics. But in both instances the speakers were encouraging all of us in the audience to dive into political life. The sentiment behind the encouragement came from the same motivation: a