During this lesson you will learn underlying systems patterns and constraints of attractors. Please revisit Wicked World, Chapter 2, p. 60-63
Systems patterns reflect the underlying interactions that shape how systems develop.
The most common systems patterns are called system archetypes and the video below describes the most common ones.
Attractors describe how a dynamic system moves over time, despite constraining factors. Globalization, Growing Inequalities and Populism are examples of current attractors.
Below is an illustration of attractors: