Tom Atlee: Anarchy + Wholeness = Panarchy

Civil Society, Cultural Intelligence, Ethics, Government
Tom Atlee

Where anarchy meets wholeness – a new vision of “panarchy”

Whereas anarchy refers to no one in charge, panarchy can refer to everyone and everything in charge – a kind of self-organized order that arises out of the whole taking care of the whole. There are a number of ways that can happen. Exploring them can help clarify the strengths and weaknesses of traditional views of anarchy and the resources we have available for healthy participation in healthy living systems.