Where icebergs only melt …

… the image of an iceberg as an explanatory model is inapplicable.

To a person who's never seen one, an iceberg isn't useful as a model to explain the causes of conflicts. A termite mound is more relevant and has a similar metaphoric imagery as an iceberg: the surface is much smaller than the invisible part, which means you have to “dig” for the causes of conflict...

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