Change can be hard within a system¶
If a factory is torn down but the ratioinality which produced it is left standing, then that rationality will simply produce another factory. If a revolution destroys a government, but the systematic patterns of thought that produced the government are left intact, then those patterns will repeat themselves...There's so much talk about the system. And so little understanding
- Robert Pirsig, Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance
- This complexity and interconnectedness makes systems resilient to change - which can be an advantage or a disadvantage. Depending on your perspective.
- Thinking in Systems - Donella H. Meadows
- The importance of education
- change within a system is hard - peoples understandings are often the right pivot point for change. Expanding their views and providing new lenses will help to affect change.