The Essence of Models Thinking

Fragments from imaginary dialogues

“What is the essence of Models Thinking?”

Looking at an instance and extracting a general principle that has practical application.

Let’s take an example. What do all these have in common?

Every moment is a fresh beginning. (T. S. Eliot)

Empty your cup.

Beginner’s Mind

I don’t know.

“I don’t know.”

“The first one is something we’ve talked about before. As you may recall, I’m using this quote as a tool for recovering balance. What I called the ‘mental reset‘ [<link; medium length].

The quote is the instance. The general principle ā€“ the (metaphoric) model ā€“ is resetting, returning to a balanced, more resourceful / receptive state.

The model is an interpretative key, a filter.

On the surface, the four I listed have nothing in common. Viewed through the filter however, all of them become mantras, mental tools for recovering balance, each with their own subtle nuance.”

Tags: ,

About Dani Trusca

Life-Artist, Thinker, Mover (Traceur)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: