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Surviving Seeing Medusa

A Meditation on Truth in Systems Thinking
  • Peter Dudley

Abstract

A most promiscuous partner, cynical and mercenary in the extreme. Hermaphrodite, devoid of conscience, capable of satisfying any desire or firing any fantasy. An attentive, considerate but passionate (and submissive?) lover. Insatiable; giving and taking pleasure as it is found available, a new provider (and a new provision) for each and every client. In Philos’ eyes the seduction is pure and untainted, the climax sublime, beyond the carnal; but for Jack all is reduced to meat.

Keywords

Dominant Culture Soft System Methodology Viable System Model Critical System Thinking Developmental Identity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Dudley
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Systems StudiesUniversity of HullHullUK

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