Dorothea Mordan

Aug 6, 2019

6 min read

Problem solving, collective unconscious, and social evolution one piece at a time

When a critical number of people see a problem, some start seeing an answer.

This essay has to start with a shout out to one of my favorite urban legends/intellectual theories — The Hundredth Monkey Effect. In short, this is a reference to a 1950’s research study of monkeys, which produced a theory that once a critical number…