Sixteen Tons

I have proposed that understanding the connections that make up a system give us a greater insight into how that system will respond to the stresses of change than any kind of institutional or academic perspective.  My readers have responded by demanding specific examples, so I thought I’d start with the big one:  Health Care.  The system we have was developed from the connections of a time that has long passed but once made sense.  This becomes important because most of the current proposals reflect the connections of our time – meaning we could be making the same mistakes all over again.

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