Make 10 Louder

Why we need Models, and why it’s hard to change them.


Using the examples above, I think we can learn:

This cartoon shows Calvin explaining his simple model to his toy tiger.

This model of how to make toast is sufficient unless:

Systems Thinkers love models. It’s how we understand the world, and different perspectives and contexts.

We can also see that if you insist on using a simple model, for example one that will fit on a napkin, or can be explained to a 6 year old, then you can only use it in simple situations. More complicated systems need bigger models.