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Does your “design thinking” start at the business model or is it bullshit?

If your business model is extractive, exploitative, and otherwise unethical to begin with, you’re not practicing design, you’re practicing decoration: the craft of disguising an otherwise unpalatable product or service to trick people into using (being used by) it.

@aral My pet theory is that all business models lose innocence with the passage of time. But I'm an anticapitalist, so I'm somewhat biased against business in general.

@n8chz No business that has VC or equity investment is innocent to begin with. And yes, we just think beyond commercial solutions if we’re going to solve the social justice-related problems of our time.

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