In times of unrest it can be helpful to zoom out and look at what is going on through the lens of a holistic system. Not all systems are useful, but there are those that expose and reveal truths at a level we may have intuitively understood but were unable to integrate without the organization of the system itself.
With the impact of this week's government shut down on the minds of many, paired with the multitude of emotions, thoughts, ideologies and opinions that swirl at times when things feel tenuous and uncertain, we sometimes need something to help allay the anxiety of societal disarray.
I'm not here to launch any kind of political diatribe or rant. I do however want to reveal a new way of looking at structures like societies and their governments that can help to understand why they function in a particular way.Read more