Agriculture and "culture" in general, both examples of things that lose value when scaled, that would benefit from not being industrialized.
Metaphor- Chess and Design
It can be tempting to think of the goal is taking your opponent's pieces and protecting your own, but don't lose sight of the actual goal of the game: taking your opponent's king. All moves are in service of that one goal.
"Worlding is the art of devising a World: by choosing its dysfunctional present, maintaining its habitable past, aiming at its transformative future, and ultimately, letting it outlive your authorial control." -Ian Cheng