Humanity spends far too much time bickering and fighting over how we will collectively move forward to ever actually get on with the very serious business of actually ensuring our own continuity, survival and ongoing tenure on this planet. Continue reading Directionless: The Teleological Vacuum of Global Civilisation
A core human psychological trait of small-scale tribal herding may work against the kind of global organisational unity and cooperation required to cultivate substantive industrial and economic change in the limited time still available to us. Continue reading On Tribal Narratives and Environmental Catastrophe
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
Life is notoriously difficult to pin down and unambiguously define. Continue reading The Self-Replicating Logic of Life
An ability to think in terms of systems holistically as participating in mutually reflexive causal interdependence can initially be a difficult abstraction and conceptual bridge to cross but it also reveals itself as a powerful way to understand real world systems and processes. Continue reading Culture, Technology and Information Systems as Living Entities ?
What we require most critically is insight and effective methods for sharing valuable information with other minds. This is quite probably the most difficult communication task with which to successfully engage. Continue reading Improbable Insights