EEI #5 – “The Big Picture”- the Nexus between Education and Grand Strategy

Essential Elements of Information for a Culture of Preparedness

Why would our societal orientation in complex, dynamic, fast moving situations be good when our educational system trains people only to think through simplified, linear, sequential problems? Strategic thinkers need to be able to see “the big picture” and handle uncertainty, or they cannot be said to be strategic thinkers.

The ship of state has been steered, over the last forty or so years, into an epistemological cul-de-sac and we are headed for the rocks. America needs a grand strategy for a competent citizenry in order to reach the point where it can again have a grand strategy to deal with an unruly world.

If ever there was an essential element of information for a culture of preparedness  Mark Safranski—aka “Zenpunditdiscusses it here.  Please see: Zenpundit

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