Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 15, 2000
In Reply to: Re: Forest posted by Gavan on March 15, 2000
The phrase is about visualization!
For instance, picture the Internet.
It is this century's unique addition to human communication. It has revolutionized how we think of our world in ways that can only be compared to Gutenberg's press. For the first time EVER the individual can be seen and heard around the world. The consequences of this are beyond our understanding, we don't have the framework yet to even discuss the implications of this revolution. We can't see forest for the trees, actually, we cannot even see the ground we're walking on, let alone the forest.
Sometimes being in the midst of something does not allow us to see the whole gestalt or entity.
I hope I made sense for you!