Nov 1, 2021 • 35M

Brittleness is the Fault Line

Acknowledging the scale of risk and vulnerability now surrounding us is shattering our cultural understanding of what works, what's valuable, and how we take care of each other.

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Alex Steffen
New thinking for a fast-changing planet.
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Hey friends—

In this installment, we discuss brittleness, triage and why realism is the soul of equity.

  • All human systems are designed and engineered with tolerances—limits on the conditions in which they can be expected to function. As the impacts of the planetary crisis worsen, the range of tolerances systems must be able to endure without…

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