Dimensions of the myth


Resonate with postmodern traits

Official as favor granter

Caring and understanding people

Tolerating ambiguity; accepting diversity; participatory

Awe/fear inspirer

Powerfully subduing when dealing with corrupted officials; rigorous with principles

Challenging authority; personal ability of the leader; spiritual-focus

Moral role model

Selfless with collective values; fulfilling social obligations

Accountable for action