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Wednesday 13 November 2013

Conscious Society: The Politics of Behaviour

Here's what Albert Einstein would say to the Prime Minister: "We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them."

It is, tragically, not a lesson a functionally fixed man is capable of learning.  Functional fixedness is not an individual problem, though - society as a whole is chafing against a model that has outlived its viability.

The way forward requires new tools, used in new ways.  Fortunately, there's hope for us yet:

Know thyself, in other words.  For society to be truly healthy, it must live consciously.

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