Our growth, our evolution has happened unconsciously, at an intuitive, human level – we have been feeling not thinking, reacting not planning, doing what feels right rather than what we are told is right.
This is where a camel’s hump is useful in the desert but would be a drag on a cat. Different environments and times, require different stages.
It is a highly successful way to arrive at a result that no one necessarily desires or wants and that might just kill us all.
…made me think of pirates, smugglers and caves (a weird cocktail of Enid Blyton and Pirates of the Caribbean)
…you see your destination and intuitively perceive that the way to arrive at that goal is not straightforward, indeed, you might learn that it is only a stepping-stone towards something else.
You didn’t mess with these guys or their followers, and, consequently they ruled the world, or what was known of it at the time.
It became us versus them; a competition for resources, doctors, nurses, pathways and investment.
…all the way from human genome project, face transplants, over-the-counter Viagra, genomics and gene therapy to long-length of stay, delayed discharges and workforce crises.
The greater the number of people present the greater the complexity and the higher the risk of falling into what I have decided to call the ‘Korzybski Trap’
Their eyes were dull, tired, their postured stooped; they emanated nothing more than a faint flicker of a need to keep going, to survive today in order to continue the next.