Here’s some encouraging news about the outlook for our state. The situational path to “dismal depths” may be changing — and the improved results may happen sooner than we think. Why?
Industrial and urban dynamics (see Jay W. Forrester) or more generally system dynamics treat the complex interactions and multiple feedback loops involved in certain activities — where counterintuitive behavior may actually result from the application of otherwise common-sense solutions to problems. That is, “topsy-turvy” outcomes often attend approaches that seem like reasonable remedies.