The Hidden Connections has ratings and 43 reviews. Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here explores another. What’s the fuss about GM food? Fritjof Capra explains why complex systems are inherently unpredictable in Hidden Connections. Quotes from The Hidden Connection, Fritjof Capra. 1. The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living by Fritjof Capra (click on title for book link;.

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The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living

It’s worth holding on to for a second round. Of course, if we destroy ourselves, I have every confidence that life will continue to emerge and flourish. A mechanical system simply acts according to its instructions. I have used this as my primary text for a grad class I teach in systems theory. Capra posits that in order to sustain life, critjof principles underlying our social institutions must be consistent with the broader organization of nature.

To ask other readers questions about The Hidden Connectionsplease sign up. Capra says that this is why it is so hard to change the culture of a big corporation. Aug 24, Vish Wam rated it really liked it. But the social network that actually is the company then extracts what it wants to hear from the imposed plan. He compare In this book the author compares how networking is a fundamental nature at all levels.

He is also rigorous and smart, and my critiques of the sections on social science are offset by my appreciation that he actually read and grappled with Manuel Castells’ three volumes on networks. Or to put it another way, to worry about yourself is to worry about the bees, about hedgehogs and elephants, about trees and worms, in fact, even about some unknown foul smelling slime from an ocean depth we still haven’t seen, about ourselves and everything besides and in-between.


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Genetically modified crops are a good case in point. Changing the game means, first and foremost, changing this basic principle.

Capra cites Etienne Wenger, and his definition of ‘communities of practice’ as self-generating social networks, referring to the common context of meaning rather than to the pattern of of organization through which the meaning is generated. If only because I then want to complicate them anew. This is then the magic of it all; it is impossible to be selfish without becoming selfless. Terus terang, paradigma saya banyak berubah setelah saya membaca buku ini.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to e Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Lifehere explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction.

The concept of sustainability was introduced in the acpra s by Lester Brown, founder of the Worldwatch Institute, who defined a sustainable society as one that is able to satisfy its needs without diminishing the chances of future generations.

Big ideas, mind blowing learning and important reading The author has courageously put together a real tract for our times.


The processes that sustain a social network are processes of communication, which generate shared meaning and rules of behaviour the network’s cultureas well as a shared body of knowledge. But a living system, with its internal intelligence and complex feedback organisation, reacts to the meaning it finds in the information. He then goes on to illustrate how these corporates are trying to to attain maximum profitability with nary a care for the betterment of employees and the without bothering about the impact their actions have on the environment.

La vida avanza constantemente hacia la novedad. Be the first to ask a question about The Hidden Connections.

This one flirts with 3 but I think nicely doesn’t overstep it’s claims. But the law should better accompany the research step by step so as to be updated with the explosive growth of these very heavily funded research disciplines.

Was it only for this enlightening information, the present book is worth its price as it daringly unveils the hidden facts and tells the truth! Also by Fritjof Capra. However, the book has innumberable references to the author’s earlier book – The Web of Life, which Conneections believe would give a more comprehensive and interesting read.

A book that could make a difference, if anyone is listening.

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