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How nature works and the way people think

“The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think”

― Gregory Bateson

Tao & Zen

Human Behavior

Noel Charlton and Gregory Bateson

I was very sorry to hear recently of the death of Noel G. Charlton. I did not know Noel well, but remember him as a regular and enthusiastic supporter of our Manchester Schumacher Lectures in the decade from the mid 1990s, often coming with his wife Jean to our post-event celebrations. 372 more words


Children, Empathy, Ideas and Ecology

Loris Malaguzzi, recalling Barry Commoner wrote that ‘ecology will be the alphabet of the future.  We are part of an ecosystem…our earthly journey is a journey made together with the environment, with nature, with the cosmos… where the great web of our lives exists.”   1,335 more words

Early Childhood Education And Care

Lily King novela la vida de la antropóloga Margaret Mead

“Euforia”, la obra literaria más reciente de la escritora norteamericana Lily King, novela la un episodio de la vida de la antropóloga norteamericana Margaret Mead. En el año 1933, Mead se desplazó al Guinea con su marido, el psicólogo neozelandés Reo Fortune, para investigar a los aborígenes de ese país. 514 more words


The Bateson Slash: Redundancy at Scale

PDF – The Bateson Slash: Redundancy at Scale

There is, in fact, almost no formal theory dealing with analogue communication and, in particular, no equivalent of Information Theory or Logical Type Theory. 3,481 more words


House of Cards: zen or vanity?

Wisdom is more often defined by practice than observation, which is unfortunate because vanity tends to cloak itself in the appearance of wisdom. So, the question arises, is the cast of… 1,659 more words

The Book of Changes

If there’s a single theme to which I’ve repeatedly returned for the five years and more I’ve been writing this blog, it’s the importance of… 1,021 more words