Solving problem at the correct level

From the twitter thread

Problems can be roughly organized in hierarchy of complexity. The insight here is that you can’t solve lower-tier problems while using solutions on higher-tier level. For example, if your university doesn’t support you because of bias and xenophobia, you will not be able to solve that problem by “sciencing” harder or being smarter.

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The bottom line is not that we can’t improve things from top-down, but it is much harder to do. Problem needs to be addressed on appropriate level.

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