Good art, on the other hand, isn’t just merely creative. It, too, has a partial system of logic tied to it, where some degree of rightness and wrongness is distinguished. This logical edifice, however, is also peppered with contradictions, wholes, and boundlessness — things that balance the order of what we understand in fixed and concrete terms.
One of the reasons that it’s so hard to change our mind about things is that our brains are stuck in these mental habit loops, which only look at the information from a singular point of view. They have learned something in one context, and they mistakenly apply it to other ones, mixing up the triggers that lead to routine thoughts.
On the other hand, given that our emotional system — that gives us information points through a sense or a judgment — has been refined by the battery of evolution for much, much longer than the thinking mind, we know that it absorbs more of the nuances of reality before it comes to a conclusion.
…munity of skilled practitioners, that is philosophically aligned to the principles in the Handbook. I believe that most organisations are consuming the data-equivalent of a high-fructose diet, at the cost of their long term health. I can show them a significantly better way.
The initial investment was $40k in printing and production costs to push out the first print run, three unpaid years of waking up before dawn to write, edit and design the book, seventeen years of experience in running diverse international field work projects, to have something worth writing about.
But the issue is, if you can’t find means to progress, then you can’t possibly understand this, and you will treat solutions like compromises, and when your client gets a compromise instead of a solution, he will pay you for the compromise, not for the solution.