All posts in " unintended consequences "

Without reflection – creating more unintended consequences

By Dave Henning / August 31, 2017

“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.”- Margaret J. Wheatley, Finding Our Way “I [Paul] did not immediately consult with anyone, nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again […]


Unintended consequences

By Dave Henning / June 25, 2016

Mark Batterson expounds on Harvard professor Robert K Merton’s(1936) groundbreaking thesis on the “law of unintended consequences” in Chapter 20 (The Kingdom of Unintended Consequences”) of If.  Pastor Batterson explains that “the outcome of our actions have unintended consequences that are beyond our ability to control, beyond our ability to predict.” These unforeseen consequences fall […]

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