Successes And Failures

by Handsome Matt


For years academia has only focused on success. We only hear when theories are proven true, when things work.

There is a growing movement though towards reporting failures, when things are proven false.

Why?

Simple: So we don’t keep repeating ourselves over and over and over again.

If a theory or technique hasn’t been reported to not work, then it will continue to be researched over and over and over again.

What does this mean for the sustainability movement?

We already know what works, and we know what doesn’t. It’s time to implement what we know works, and it’s time to research what we know nothing about, and it’s time to move on from what we know has failed.

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