In our experience, we found that showing authentic interest will help them feel dignity and impel them to show you more, complete with maps and navigational tools that may help to guide their development, their growth. Ron Suskin is talking about people with autism, but the same can and should be applied to all people.
Measurement is one of our means of believing that the world can be reduced to a function of human understanding. Yet, when forced to surrender its transparency, measurement reveals an essential nothingness. Mel Bochner as quoted in “Where we begin opening the system, c.1970: Cubes and rooms” (via Adam Greenfield)
I’m more interested in the sovereignty of the future. David Ryan in response to Tim Maly’s mention of “the future of sovereignty.”