Charisma: the most dangerous ‘attribute.’

A BBC journalist once told me that Boris Johnson was the most charismatic person they’d EVER met!

Going back to basics

charismata\ kə-​ˈriz-​mə-​tə  ; ˌker-​iz-​ˈmä-​tə  , ˌka-​riz-​ \ or charisms from which the word comes from.

Definition of charism

an extraordinary power (as of healing) given a Christian by the Holy Spirit for the good of the church

What is charisma in politics?

1 : a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (such as a political leader) His success was largely due to his charisma.

Charisma | Definition of Charisma by Merriam-Webster

Globally we have the 4th highest Covid figures. Our deaths per million is higher than for the United States. Boris Johnson as prime minister is no-longer funny! He gets himself out of trouble, “By shear force of his personality.” BBC News #BoJoMustGo #BewareCharisma# #CharismaCostsLives

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