Definition of World Blind

What is World Blind?

Not able to see that things are always of a world.

Being world blind is most often a condition of innovation: in making something radically new it is very difficult to see that it is the harbinger of a totally new world (paradigm).

Being world blind is only a problem if one cannot transition out of it to sensing the novel world/paradigm. Most often innovators are too close to their innovation to sense the world that they are ushering into being.

Your observations undermine the possibility of your worldview, but you cannot see it because your worldview is so strong.

Note: Opposite - Data blind.

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