Waiting in Line

If you’re waiting for a bus, waiting in line is fine (and if you’re British, compulsory) On the other hand, waiting for permission to air an idea, to make an observation, to exercise your genius is not. We now have the largest and most educated population in human history. Technology has ensured that the growthContinue reading “Waiting in Line”

Dependence, Independence, Interdependence and Permission

Most of us are brought up to be dependent – on other’s approval, on “experts”, and to needing permission. In the industrial era, it made sense, hierarchies were effective means of command and control, and compliance meant the difference between earning a living, or not. As technology and social structures changed, we moved towards greaterContinue reading “Dependence, Independence, Interdependence and Permission”