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Some adaptive traits for an era in which the things we don't know are as important as those we do: @dotearth

A thought for 2012: Facing consequential complexity, trick is to pursue practices that result in falling forward without falling down.Sun Jan 01 16:22:07 via web Andy Revkin Revkin Here’s a Twittter post for a new year in a century in which the things we don’t know are easily as important as those we do. In such an environment, what qualities can help individuals and communities avoid big missteps? I’d start with literacy, connectedness , empathy, engagement, enterprise and anthropophilia . The result would be an improved ability to both bend (resilience) and stretch (ingenuity). What’s on your list of helpful traits in a turbulent and incredibly promising era? Postscript | Joel Cohen of Rockefeller University first led me to think of “falling forward” in the context of the human gait, and noted Ralph Waldo Emerson’s use of the term in 1841

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