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So a friend of mine asked for my thoughts on the hierarchical nature of Spiral Dynamics.

After spending hours drafting a reply, Facebook wouldn’t allow me to comment as it was too long, so here I am turning my response into a blog post.

If you don’t know what the Spiral Dynamics model is, the video below provides quick glimpse into the model.

Is Hierarchy Bad?

The concept of hierarchy itself isn’t ‘bad’ by default — it depends on context.

We see hierarchy in nature, in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and it’s often a natural consequence of human endeavours.

Someone who has spent 10 years teaching English will naturally be more experienced than someone just starting out. …


Peter Riverwind

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