I experience vicarious pain so vividly that I was having trouble breathing while reading this article.
No one who built these systems was corrupt, or evil. They were simply frail humans, unable to comprehend the complexity of what they were trying to achieve. So they built a big system that attempted to be the “optimal solution” for the problem of “patients in a hospital”, and they failed miserably And “patients at a hospital” are a tiny portion of the “world system”.
But yet people still feel like the world’s systems can be managed.