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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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And then the philosophical concepts behind how that biology worked were applied to larger systems.

Algunas de las cosas que dice el libro: Of course, this book was published 12 years ago, and it would seem that the outlook today is more dire, but it certainly inspires to action, to become part of a growing effort to prolong our existence here. Jul 22, Liz rated it really liked it Shelves: I found it mind-opening cnnections like going down the rabbit hole, it led to new paths and new ideas.

La otra clase de liderazgo consiste en facilitar la emergencia de la novedad. I wish the hivden book was on the alternatives and solutions. Although some may see this book as an harbinger of doom, the author has illustrated how the incidents, set in motion by one set of community, that could have lead to catastrophes were prevented by other communities. Jan 29, Stuart rated it it was amazing Shelves: Write a customer review.


I find Capra’s work, and this one specifically, very engaging and mind opening. Discussing fritjlf contemporary issues ranging from the controversial practices of the World Trade Organization WTO to the Human Genome Project, he concludes with an authoritative, often provocative plan for designing ecologically sustainable communities and technologies as alternatives to the current economic globalization.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living

Pages to import images to Wikidata. Capra discusses both Capra discusses the function and parts of an ecosystem, and the way the world is dealing with the one currently in place. Therefore, system dynamics is the appropriate tool for analysing such phenomena.

He explains how organizational learning and change can be facilitated by learning from life science. His approach becomes less believable as a science as his ideology becomes more obvious. Capa Systems View of Life: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The global network that is the Internet is important here, and can greatly facilitate collaborations which support the economic and social transitions conneftions.

Amazon Rapids Connetions stories for kids on the go. A sustainable human community interacts with other living systems — human and nonhuman connfctions in ways that enable those systems to live and develop according to their nature.

Jan 06, Pages. Perhaps my favourite thing in the whole book was this amazing quote from Werner Heisenberg, on the cost of emergence, and how it is in fact greater than any one man but emerges from collective work and thinking: When carbon, oxygen and hydrogen atoms bond in a certain way to form sugar, the resulting compound has a sweet taste.


And it’s not just about environmental destruction and social deprivation, it’s also about increased life expectancy and health for billions lifted out of poverty since the age of industrialization. Please try again later.

It will deepen your understanding of most things, by recognizing who it’s all intertwined. Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living by Fritjof Capra

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. Why get so worked up over meetings of faceless suits?

It is something we know today, without being able to well conceive of what it must have felt like. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But honestly, I never heard of the matter at university. They have the ability to be horizontal.