Strategies to Solve Problems, Wants, Needs
ON DEVELOPING STRATEGIES TO SOLVE PROBLEMS, WANTS, NEEDS.
Plan A, Plan B, Plan C, Plan D, Plan E….
Study – Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth and Space, Mathematics
Description – anecdotal
Story Telling and Writing as methods to discover understanding (not just record events)
A voyage of self discovery
Logic, to find patterns, relationships, causes
MASLOW’S HIERARCHY; BLOOM’S TAXONOMY; RUMSFELD’S CONUNDRUM:
Motivations of people to solve needs, wants, problems, from the most basic: food, water, air, sex, to the more complex and esoteric: self actualization.
Safety and protection
Every organism, organization, or system needs to bring in more resources and energy during its activities, than it expends in those activities in order to grow and thrive. In human activities, we account for that income and expenditure in terms of money. Because of losses, waste, and reproduction, that income must be substantially more than is expended, and is accounted for as profit.
A way of classifying types of thinking along a spectrum from simpler to more developed, there is discussion that, while there are levels, it may be more complex than a simple hierarchy: a wheel, branches, and feedback:
I would add, at the low end:
Donald Rumsfeld, in discussing the situation in Afghanistan, voiced great truth about Knowledge and Understanding:
There are Known Knowns: Things we know we know.
There are Known Unknowns: Things we know we don’t know.
There are Unknown Unknowns: Things we don’t know we don’t know.
I would add,
There are Unknown Knowns: Things we Know, but are actually untrue.
SOLUTION STRATEGIES TO SOLVE PROBLEMS, NEEDS, WANTS.
These are Strategies that have been used to try to solve problems. Some are more appropriate than others in different circumstances. Some are more effective. Different societies tend to use different strategies. Using different strategies, in turn, changes the society.
Personal action, development, invention
Private Property, Real Estate Ownership
Corporate, Private development.
Jobs, Careers, Unions
Volunteer Associations, Clubs
Gangs, Mob action
Battlefield Tactics: Space, Movement, Time, Force, Surprise
Police, Fire, Legal, Taxation, CONTROL
Constitution, vs. random custom or individual or group control