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The Case for Burning Bridges

She had recently been hired as a senior executive at her organization. As we were chatting about the respective difficulties of our chosen paths, she leaned in and said,  “Be good to all the people you meet over the years, because you never know where they might end up.”

This is the colonizer’s architecture at play: all building bridges and climbing ladders. When you burn bridges, you lose access to ladders; and even when we start 100 floors above the rest, the idea of giving up a good ladder just seems like too much.

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