Making sense of the world | The Big Picture | Scoop.it

Occasionally it can feel as though there are a thousand and one ways of making sense of the world. That is, of understanding why people think and behave in the way that they do and of knowing what can be done to help people live the lives they want to lead. Not a month goes by without the publication of another book telling us about the most important thing we need to know if we want to solve our problems – be it the importance of willpower, the power of ‘influencers’, the art of taking things more slowly, or of the significance of ‘group-identity’ and belonging.

At the RSA, there are a few lenses that are either dominant or emerging. Here’s a brief summary of three - cultural theory, mental complexity, Values Modes


Via David Wilcox