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  1. Feb 2019
    1. This  imposed simplification, in service of legibility to the state’s eye, makes the rich reality brittle

      Does legibility necessarily imply antifragility?

    2. Or at least more legible to the all-seeing statist eye in the sky (many of the pictures in the book are literally aerial views) than to the local, embedded, eye on the ground.

      One of Ostrom's insights about common pool resources is that the community regulates themselves better than distant governors, because they have this local knowledge.