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Simplicity

What simple, complicated lives we lead. 

All we need is—

water

sunlight

food

love

But still we chase—

beauty

acceptance

fame

recognition

perfection

stability

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Writing

Must read books to get hold of complex systems

By Candidread Staff

Developing a basic understanding (and a sense of intuition) around how complex systems work may be the most important things we’ve learned in the last 2 years. 1,703 more words

Tech

The KISS Principle

“Your plan is way too elaborate,” Jackson told his friend. “It’s convoluted and rife with potential points of failure.”

“I don’t understand,” Daryl said. “Can you please explain what you mean when you say my plan is too elaborate?” 218 more words

Flash Fiction

22 Resources For Developing Ethical Thinking

By Linda Fisher Thornton

This week I’m sharing a collection of hand-picked resources that will help you upgrade your thinking. With all of the ethical messes in the news recently, this seems to be the right time to help you focus on PREVENTION as applied to thinking. 315 more words

Ethical Leader

Finn tackles Shakespeare for ‘least likely’ role

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Brisbane Confidential

The evolutionary​ pursuit of form

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.”

Ludwig Wittgenstein

To consider built environment planning from the perspective of complexity theory is to deal with a paradox.

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Design Theory

"Man is not born to solve the problem of the universe, but to find out what he has to do; and to restrain himself within the limits of his comprehension"*...

Half a century ago, the pioneers of chaos theory discovered that the “butterfly effect” makes long-term prediction impossible. Even the smallest perturbation to a complex system (like the weather, the economy or just about anything else) can touch off a concatenation of events that leads to a dramatically divergent future.

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