Nature is perfect by design. Our understanding is not and we refuse to accept our inherent perfection. This is the barrier to be transcended for the fuller expression of performance.
Psychodynamics is the interaction of conscious or unconscious mental or emotional processes influencing behaviour and attitudes. The following story explains the problem and also points to the solution space.
The eagle lived on the tree beside a deep well and in the well a community of frogs. None of them had ever been out of the well. Every night the granny frog told her bedtime stories to the young ones in the well. The eagle could hear the stories. One morning when the thermals had begun rising in the air, the eagle swooped into the well, grasped one little frog in its claws and rose up with the thermal. The heights and the fear of death overtook the little one. Then the eagle let go of the frog from the heights above the well. While falling back, the frog had just a glimpse of the world outside. The eagle went back to the tree and waited for the sun to set, to hear the story of the day. What will be the story of the day? Tell us?
We have been collecting these stories for over 19 years now. Initially everyone connects it in their own ways.
Some identify themselves with the eagle and some with the frog and the fear of death. Not many with both, eagle and the frog, the big and the small, telescope and the microscope, Hubble and the Femtoscope, Global and local and the connections in between, how mental models are formed and revised to become mental maps – knowledge
How best to continually learn and how an old world of the frog collapses or the new frames come to sit on the older versions of our mind ware. A new world is born. Yet we are all in that well – of Nature
We will never see all of it, but we can see much more now than any time in the past and ‘there are miles to go before we sleep’.