Description is a tool for learning

Description is a tool for learning

Describing something with accuracy forces you to understand it and learn more about it.

An accurate description needs the following:

  • Observation
  • Curiosity about what you are seeing
  • Refraining from drawing conclusions based on assumptions.

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We find complex systems in many aspects of life, and solving these challenges requires understanding their various dimensions.

We can start understanding complex systems by describing them in detail from different angles. Complex systems have many parts that are difficult to identify and define. They usually show unpredictable characteristics. But we can understand them by describing what we see.

While none of the parts will produce complete information, combined, a full picture emerges.

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