Revolutions

    Jeevan Sivasubramaniam Posted by Jeevan Sivasubramaniam, Managing Director, Editorial, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc.




    A SHORT HISTORY OF MEDICINE: "Doctor, I have an ear ache.

    A SHORT HISTORY OF MEDICINE:

    "Doctor, I have an ear ache."

    2000 BC: "Here, eat this root."
    1000 BC: "That root is heathen, say this prayer."
    1850 AD: "That prayer is superstition, drink this potion."
    1940 AD: "That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill."
    1985 AD: "That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic."
    2011 AD: "That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root!"


    Moral: Inevitably, all effective change processes come around full circle.