I have been asked for a little more info about the concept of a mode.
Whilst conducting research for the book ‘The Ambiguity Advantage’ I spent four years examining people’s reactions to ambiguous and uncertain situations. One recurring factor with people’s ability to cope with change is their ability to be able to cope with the ambiguity and uncertainty inherent in change.
From this work it became apparent that the system of logic or perspective being used by any individual bounds and gives direction to their response. This includes how people respond in terms of their:
So a mode is a whole system of logic, thinking, perception, emotion etc. It is impossible to separate these out especially in terms of which is causal and which is an effect, which is why I describe them as a system involving all these elements rather than a style.
Next, I will look at the system of Mode one or technical (dualist) individuals. It's nice to be back!