Mar 26 2019

Video: Nora Bateson

Nora Bateson is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and educator, as well as President of the International Bateson Institute, based in Sweden. Her work asks the question “How we can improve our perception of the complexity we live within, so we may improve our interaction with the world?

I had a great conversation with Nora about the basics of systems thinking with a few great stories of how our solutions to many problems really are the problem. Very often, our institutions treat symptions while completely ignoring the big picture and often overlooking far simpler solutions which would have been much more effective. Call it not seeing the forest for the trees… and the soil, and the watershed, and the people, and the animals…