In complex situations we see many players interacting. It is not always as easy to conclude what changes on a local level will do to the system as a whole. We are used to focus on issues of big or direct interest and pay less attention to the triggers of events which turn into phenomena on a system level. You only need to follow the daily news to see how often people literally or metaphorically stumble over relatively small or trivial subjects.

Instituut voor Briljante mislukkingen