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The Messenger - Issue #11: On Wicked Problems, Wicked Minds and Collective Wisdom

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The Messenger - Issue #11: On Wicked Problems, Wicked Minds and Collective Wisdom
By Socratus • Issue #26 • View online
It being the end of the year, we are doing a bit of navel gazing. If you’ve been following the Messenger (and before that Wicked Minds), you know that we talk about Wicked Problems, Wicked Minds and Collective Wisdom a lot. Today we are going to show what we mean by those phrases.

What do Midwives do?
What do Midwives do?
How many wicked minds do you need to life the earth?
How many wicked minds do you need to life the earth?
Seeing the forest behind the trees and the planet behind the forest
Seeing the forest behind the trees and the planet behind the forest
Fortunately, we are all wise even if we don't know it yet
Fortunately, we are all wise even if we don't know it yet
Thanks for reading so far!
Thanks for reading so far!
Our cast of Wicked Messengers says goodbye
Our cast of Wicked Messengers says goodbye
Afterword
Most of us are unaware that China has many many mutually unintelligible languages even though they use the same script. This is an interesting article about how an official Chinese language, “Mandarin,” was invented for the purposes of creating a modern nation. Indians will find much of this story similar to their experience of linguistic diversity and its subordination to nation building.
The Invention of Chinese | History Today
It’s the beginning of the week, but if you’re already tired, here’s a guide that will help you rest better.
How to rest well | Psyche Guides
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