… amount of resources and a limited capacity to absorb all of the outputs of our industrial actions. The issues we have in front of us are all solvable with good design, systems change, and services that reconfigure how we get what we need as humans in ways that don’t damage the biosphere.
Here’s the problem: when a certain worldview dominates your thinking, you’ll try to explain every problem you face through that worldview. This pitfall is particularly easy to slip into when you’re smart or talented in a given area.
Influencing culture from the bottom-up, and not just the top-down, is possible. Though, it may be more difficult and take more time to manifest, it’s an important route to seek as an employee or middle manager. If you can slowly yet steadily put energy behind shifting the culture, you not only make things better for yourself, but for others as well.