If a non-trivially complex organisational system of any kind or scale is to be considered (even notionally) as complete or entirely self-consistent, it can not also be adaptive, flexible and resilient. Continue reading Infallible Machines and Inflexible Organisations
The key selection factor for successful pattern self-replication in a transmission medium is the extent to which the information content of that message also (reflexively) supports the propagation of the integrated or gestalt information system represented by the networked transmission medium itself.
Continue reading Information System Reflexivity
Cultural and cognitive information systems (and the individuals they inhabit) are implicitly oriented towards the systemic self-replication of patterned complexity. Continue reading Disentangling Cognitive Biases
Human minds are self-propagating patterns of information that are implicitly biased towards seeking biological, cultural and technological methods of (self-)reproduction. Continue reading Self-Propagating Memetic Information Systems
The road to hell is paved with populist simplicities. Continue reading Populist Simplicity
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