The Humanities are the why

In the quest for social change and innovation, it is the why” that is more powerful than the how.

Why of individuals, the why of organisations and the why of systems and society.

The sciences are the how,” and the humanities are the why” — why are we here, why do we believe in the things we believe in. I don’t think you can have the how” without the why.” - George Lucas

The heart of the matter

H/T - Brain Pickings


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