- Law and rules, institutions (sometimes the rules have to be changed to make change possible).
- Physical things (change sometimes needs change of environment, or of conditions).
- Economy (change must be rewarding).
Resistance to change is influenced by:
- Preferences, ethical, esthetical and emotional preferences.
- Avoiding or being attracted by uncertainty and unpredictability and newness.
Speed of change depends on these aspects.
Learning is change, change of habits of thinking or acting. Change is breaking habits.
Is curiosity a feature of people who are attracted to uncertainty?
Is learning together a safer way to change and learn? Does socially connected learning avoid the emotionally evoked resistance to change?
What do people prefer change or continuity?
What is the appeal of conservatism and the Romantic longing for the past?
(Image: waterfal on Raasay, Scotland)