Principles of a Generative Meta-Design

Principles of a Genereative Meta-Design   Auspicious – focuses on the affirmative, optimistic, serendipitous   Indescribable – seeks to make the unthinkable possible   Self-steering – adapts by re-inventing its own working language   Fractal – making complex systems navigable through pattern-familiarity   Holistic – delivers complex, comprehensive and self-aware outcomes   Synergistic – cultivates … Continue reading Principles of a Generative Meta-Design

A Modest Development

In 1959 Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. According to wikipedia He sketched branching descent, then a genealogical branching of a single evolutionary tree, in which "It is absurd to talk of one animal being higher than another", discarding Lamarck's independent lineages progressing to higher forms. In the book Taking the Naturalistic Turn"  the  philosopher … Continue reading A Modest Development

Theory, Practice & Innovation

It is the integrity of each individual human that is in final examination. On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate. ~ Buckminster Fuller The philosopher Roy Bhaskar writes about theory-practice inconsistency. He likes to use David Hume as an example. Based on the implications of his idealist philosophy, Hume made the statement that it actually made … Continue reading Theory, Practice & Innovation

Knowing, Fearing & Questioning

As we sit in a circle together, we can watch how thought arises. Noticing, we can make distinctions between categories of knowing-thoughts, fearing-thoughts, and questioning-thoughts. As we sit in a circle together, noticing, and allowing all knowing, fearing and questioning thought to pass, without holding or offering, or saying -- just noticing -- as we … Continue reading Knowing, Fearing & Questioning