Call of Duty.October 29, 2013 Being Human, Collaboration, Society Here’s fun:Open this link in Google: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=define+dutyRead the first definition.Click the big grey arrow at the bottom of the box to show more detail, specifically the ‘usage over time’ graph.Reflect on that a moment. Ed Dowding Founder, strategist, writer, gadfly, TED talker, world-record holder, and (foolishly) reality-TV farmer.DOES: Innovation, Product, Advocacy THINKS: Regenerative Systems, Institution design, 300 year horizonsPost navigationPreviousPrevious post:“Democracy is the best I can think of right now”Next Next post:The secret truth behind environmentalists’ favourite argumentCommentsThere are [at least] two ways of interpreting this. One is that “Nobody gives a f*** any more about duty to others.” The other is to realise that “duty” is a loaded word, used to control others. “Do your duty” can mean “Do what I tell you to.” So we can interpret the chart as “Fewer people talk about doing their duty [to king and country] any more”. Or we can interpret it as “Fewer people are controlled by someone else’s idea of what their duty is, because they are more in touch with their own inner drive and life’s purpose.”The same chart for dharma https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=define+dharma and for calling https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=define+calling show a different story.(No doubt you had a different interpretation 😉 )Log in to Reply to FinnI think the slight upswing at the end is due to the video game franchise…Log in to Reply to GregLeave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.