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As I am sure Mira is aware, this applies just as much to more than just urban farming, and it is especially crucial early on in young people's careers. We should absolutely keep this in mind when we are dreaming through the GOOD pages and browsing TED.
Still, the messes we face today are complex, and their parts interact with each other. If no one takes a big picture look and redesigns the larger systems that we participate in, we will inevitably optimize subsystems at the expense of the success of the whole thing.