When you dig into the stories of medical researchers like microbiologist Gaston Naessens or physician/biochemist Stanislaw Burzynski, who in the course of making some amazing discoveries were vilified for lack of the “right” medical credentials, you see how bureaucracy has the potential and the capability of suppressing innovation. Have we really become so rigid in our approach to innovation, so narrow-minded with respect to the revelation of human potential?
Consider the life of Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, who you may know as Saint Francis of Assisi. Here was arguably one of the most venerated religious figures history, but did you know he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood?
Sometimes labels are just labels.