The Open Source Everything Manifesto Chapter 6 Whole-Systems Thinking Extract I

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The evolution of evolution is a transition from unconscious to conscious choice.

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In order for us to live within this finely balanced constellation of complex systems, in order for the Earth to show resilience and last for centuries into the future as an environment for human life, we have to embody three things: a respect for Earth systems and their details in balance; a commitment to discovering and sharing the truth and only the truth at all times about all things; and a commitment to doing no harm.

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No amount of money is going to prvent catastrophe.  Absent a commitment in creating a culture of attention and interoperability and information-sharing, we will create our own catastrophes each time we are challenged by what could have been nothing more than a localized disaster.

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