An example of what Alain de Vulpian would call 'Second-Modernity Thinking' just arrived from the management machine at Harvard.
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It's fairly clear to me that this mindset, fixated on eradicating weakness, mounting pinnacles, shattering boundaries is what got us into the mess we're in. I'm sorry to say I used to write stuff like this to promote the outpourings of Second-Modernity management thinkers. It is the organisational equivalent of the indiscriminate use of systemic weedkiller.
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