My phone rang in its best business voice. The person asked if I would answer questions in an environmental survey hired by Company X. I said sure.
The survey pertained to environmental sustainability. The term means a large-scale system that helps keep itself working well. This quest plays a big part in what follows.
Who hired the survey doesn’t matter. With any name or none, the same story emerges.
The first question brought out the usual snare that surveys have. That is, each answer had to fit into a set box.