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

The Open Source Everything Manifesto Chapter 6 Whole-Systems Thinking Extract III Even before the digital information explosion, the rapid expansion of scientific, social scientific, and humanities knowledge led to the fragmentation of academic disciplines, and then increasing fragmentation as sub-disciplines developed.  Figure 14 depicts how little of the knowledge can be accessed via online search, …

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

The Open Source Everything Manifesto Chapter 6 Whole-Systems Thinking Extract I In The Collapse of Complex Societies, Joseph Tainer concludes that if we are to achieve sustainability and resilience, we must nurture at all levels across all boundaries a culture that elevates “problem-solving” as well as the ability to think strategically–an understanding that everything is …

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

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