Monthly Archives: July 2008

No, no, no.

Something has been bothering me.

I have been listening for many years to politicians and public affairs representatives in the media. I have noticed an interesting trend in the way that they respond to questions.

It seems to me that there must be a special course for these individuals, with a half-day component called Nay Saying. The trend I notice is this . . . when asked a direct question, either for verfification, clarification or to elicit a definitive answer, the […]

With foresight, who needs hindsight?

I came across a billboard with this statement last week.  It’s part of a marketing campaign for one of the short term insurers.

When I read it, my first thought was that this is probably one of the silliest statements I’ve seen in a while, but after thinking about it, I realised that someone who doesn’t look at life through a complexity lense may think that it’s rather clever.

So why do I have a problem with it?  Well, first off, […]

Wherefore art we?

It is a good question, and it comes with an assumption: that people actually read this blog, and might miss our once semi-regular writing.

Anyway, we’ve been hit by the busy-bug and sadly, regular writing on current affairs applications of narrative and complexity has taken the back seat.

Certainly, the intent is there to pick up the writing again …

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