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Understanding choices

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, all that is left is compromise. (Robert Fritz1)

This chapter

The chapters previous to this have dealt with the nature of scenarios, how to understand the nature of the future and the disruptive influences or forces which shape those futures. This chapter is designed to help us deal with choices arising out of those deliberations: the choices we will need to make. It will also help us understand the nature of choices and how to deal with seemingly contrasting and/or contradictory positions in those choices. This chapter will especially deal with three main techniques which start at the simple issue ...

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