Do you know the "right" people?

Do you ever think that the good in your life depends upon "who you know"? For instance, that knowing the right person might get you that certain job or role or opportunity? This belief is especially prevalent in politics. It often seems that employment depends upon knowing someone in whichever political party is in office at any given time.

Recently, someone walked into the Christian Science Reading Room in our city and expressed just that sentiment. He was frustrated by efforts to obtain employment in the government offices of our state; he felt hampered because no one was speaking on his behalf or "sponsoring" him, as it is often called.

In next week's SENTINEL
January 6, 1997

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