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Just popped into my mind: do you know the book "Systemantics" (also known as "The Systems Bible") by John Gall? It's not on education but is very much in the space we're discussing. It's a brilliant (and hilarious) underground classic. I think you would like it. A lot of people here would. It's irreverent and subversive and incredibly smart and not rigid.

One of its more famous aphorisms (relevant to the software startup crowd) is "A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked".


Thanks for the tip, I added it to my Amazon cart. (Although I already have far too much reading I need to do for my startup at the moment.)

Heh. This is light reading, the sort of thing you can have fun with for a few pages before falling asleep.

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