Tectonic plates

Change can rock our world — and not always in a good way. Our lives are comprised of many parts, and the parts form systems. When part of the system shifts, seismic effects run through the whole. If the system lacks flexibility, the firmament of life can split and crack beneath our feet.

In preparation for change, we should ensure that the components of our life are like tectonic plates, sliding upon a bed of magma. When tectonic plates run up against one another, there is a sudden shock, but the fluid underpinnings mean that there is room for shifts, displacements, and the transference of force, until things settle down again.

Likewise, we must ensure that our everyday changes take place on a fluid underpinning. Successful change has a plastic substratum, a fluid cultural basis.

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