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Healthcare: The Machine

The Machine
The Machine endangers all we have made.
We allow it to rule instead of obey.
To build the house, cut the stone sharp and fast:
the carver’s hand takes too long to feel its way.
The Machine never hesitates or we might escape
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How to Talk about Community Building as Self-Organization?

Lately I have been in a number of conversations about self-organizing systems, emergence and what it means to be part of encouraging the development of a different kind of community.  In these conversations, I feel challenged to articulate distinctions between … Continue reading

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Walk On Walk Off ~ Interview with Deborah Frieze

Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey Into Communities | Interview with Author Deborah Frieze from The Socio Capitalist on Vimeo.

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Berkana’s Two Loops Model

Here is a wonderful 7 minute video by Deborah Frieze on the Berkana model of systems change.  I find that this is a very useful model for thinking about transformation.  Berkana has identified these four key actions for supporting communities … Continue reading

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