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18 February, 2017

The possibility of failure as an acceptable risk...

Georgia Tech recently honored Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter with the Ivan Allen Prize for Social Courage. During the panel discussion that preceded the ceremony, I learned that Atlanta's Carter Center has the following brilliant phrase in its mission statement: The Center addresses difficult problems in difficult situations and recognizes the possibility of failure as an acceptable risk. And one of its other stated goals is "to wage peace."