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Contrasting aims and assumptions

Conventional deficit-based thinking contrasted with appreciative inquiry and the quest:

Deficit-based thinking AI and the quest
Problems Possibilities
“The glass is half empty” “The glass is half full”
Problem-driven Vision-led Money Meaning Scarcity of resources Abundance of resources Critical thinking Generative thinking Resistance Energy Incremental advances Unprecedented breakthroughs Token promises Full-of-meaning commitments Using others Collaborating with others Transactions Relations Professionally-directed Self-directed Taught — as admonitions Learned — by example
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