Does the social (and psychological) context of science and technology fundamentally inhibit the free exploration and development of new modes of thought ? Continue reading Conceptual Homeostasis
The non-linear cognitive flexibility and diverse conceptual vocabulary required to describe the complex problem-space of environmental and ecological complexity is also the heuristic practise with which we might seek to successfully address it. Continue reading Enigmas of Ecological Problem-Solving
Is it possible to genuinely acknowledge or effectively disentangle the diverse patterns and consequences of environmental disruption without also simultaneously addressing the core epistemological shortcomings of human cognition, of human nature ? Continue reading Solving the Problem of Environmental Degradation requires us to Solve Ourselves
Sociological, psychological and economic systems are poorly optimised to cultivate or acknowledge the forms of innovation and creative thinking that their existence in the world depends upon. Continue reading Cultivating Innovation
The unfolding patterns, exploratory revelations and emergent complexity of Artificial Intelligence may not ultimately reveal itself to be as useful to us as we (and all our aspirations) turn out to be to it. Continue reading An Autonomous Science ?
The most beautiful things we ever experience are made all the more beautiful by their utter transience, impermanence and fleeting nature in time. Continue reading Ephemeral Beauty
Subjecting our concepts of self and world to radical reconfiguration and a creative recombinatory metamorphosis is a certain path to cultivating insight, innovation and discovery. Continue reading Logical Insight into Living Systems