Truth and Reality in Systems Thinking LO26346

From: Roy Benford (
Date: 03/13/01

Replying to LO26332 --

Richard wrote:

>Each systems thinking diagram represents a theory of how the system works.
>We should test it based on validity, explanatory power, relevance, and

and went on to list a series of questions. I would like to add two
questions to Richard's list:

1. What assumptions have been made about the behaviour and motivation of
all the human players within the model, including the modeller?

2. And, most importantly, would we like to be treated like every one of
the human players within the model?

Roy Benford
Fulmer, UK


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