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2465. thought and climate solutions
I've been thinking about thinking. Don Schon at MIT wrote a wonderful book, The Reflective Practitioner about keeping a part of our thinking mind free to look at and learn from the way the rest of your mind is thinking.
But the issue for me now, facing climate change, ,is different. If we start with a problem - meaning climate change, can thought - is there nay possibility - that thought will play a major role in solving what looks to be impossible. Thinking adequately about climate change means thinking of many aspects simultaneously - really large systems thinking - because change in one forces change in the others (and most people ae holding on so as to not change)
Can we think our way out of this mess?
If we take the mess to include at least
Not additions to what each already is but serious replacement, resgructuring. Can our thinking be expected to actually help - or just muddle? Is the way we are thinking even plausibly capable - or does the way we think need to change? And can it?