Oddly enough, the concept that we have a subconscious mind is a construct that only appears in Western culture, and is completely ignored by the rest of the world. Yet, it is an a priori concept that is taken without questioning by psychologists, the medical establishment, and most of pop culture. Yet, now that we are trying to replicate the human mind through the field of Artificial Intelligence, neuroscientists and computer sciences are completing their tasks without ever addressing the myth of a human subconsciousness.
Is it ethical for a leader to make an unethical or immoral decision? Clearly, if you dare to lead, you will be frequently faced with such dilemmas. Yes, you may have to decide to do the “wrong thing” for the right reason.
During my freshman year as a political science student, my academic adviser once lamented that most of the students in his Politics and Corruption course had a difficult problem recognizing a moral or ethical question. That was in 1973, barely a year after the Watergate break in.