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Tag Archives: systems thinking
There is almost always more variation within a subgroup than there is between subgroups. The thing about this is that we often make very flawed assumptions about people based on “trends” or “tendencies.” So, for example, while it is true … Continue reading
We’re often presented with what appear to be binary choices–it has to be one thing or another. (This path/that path, good/bad, conserving/liberating.) The truth is that it is almost always both/and, not either/or.
Nothing is ever as simple as you think it is.
Lesson from evolution: Ultimately, it is the adaptable—not necessarily the well adapted—that survive. (Thanks Loyd!)
A simple solution to a complex problem almost always fails, or at least, causes more problems than it solves. (H.L. Mencken’s famous quip said something along these lines.)