David G Wilson:

It’s just bloody infuriating when other people can convey such meaningful messages so simply and effectively!

Originally posted on thinkpurpose:

Here are three brilliant systems ideas that will explode in your face.
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1: POSIWID

“But..but.. he’s stark bollock naked!”, said the small boy to his mum.

What is it? A cunning acronym, “the Purpose Of a System Is What It Does.”

Why’s it brilliant then? It reminds that intentions and express aims are not important, look at what is actually happening. The de-facto purpose.

Why will it explode in my face? People will think you are being cynical. When you say what you see, you’re the boy who spotted that the emperor was wearing no clothes. Nobody likes a tattle tale.

Why they’re wrong? It is them who are cynical. Cynically ignoring evidence of reality, preferring a consensual illusion instead. That’s the real cynicism.

2: “Doing the wrong thing righter.”

20121101-165144.jpg If you want to go to Inverness, walking North is better than driving…

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