Mastering the System

  • Cheryl Heller


AS IN THE PARABLE OF A GROUP OF BLIND MEN, each of whom touches one small part of an elephant and then extrapolates that detail to be the nature of the whole magnificent beast, social design is easier to grasp in parts than as a whole. As with any complex system, it’s tempting to make assumptions based on the parts, but learning to see the entire system is a prerequisite for mastering it.

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