Micah Redding — faith in humanity's future

Do We Need Hierarchies?

A guy named Sig talks about why we don’t need hierarchies in companies, and a friend of his challenged him with a few objections

<blockquote>* Hierarchies are the natural, programmed organizational model hard-wired into our brains. Other models are not intuitive the way a hierarchy is to an average person.
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Explain colors with a hierarchy. Explain the crop cycle, the water cycle, the weather, with a hierarchy. “Intuitive” is not where hierarchies live.

<blockquote>* Without hierarchies, how can you escalate issues?
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Involve more and more people. Exactly the system Jesus suggested for resolving disputes. Bring the issue to the other party; if they won’t resolve it with you, bring a friend, then more friends, finally, everyone related. Jesus didn’t allow a hierarchy in his system for resolving disputes.

-micah