Systems Thinking Etiquette

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I think it's worth thinking about the etiquette of discourse for discussions of systems.

In particular, it just occurs to me that it is generally inappropriate to denigrate another person's designation of a system.  This would be the situation when one person denies the existence of a system proposed by another.  The other person is the observer, who is the sole arbiter of the system they observe.  An appropriate response is to determine from the observer what their purpose is for observing the system, as well as the nature of the observation.  On this basis a person can make informed comments and suggestions, as well as propose another system that they think is worth to observe. These individuals can agree to collaborate or not on system observation, based on overlap of purpose and approach.