What’s the fuss about GM food? Fritjof Capra explains why complex systems are inherently unpredictable in Hidden Connections. 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. 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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Alex BennetDavid Bennet No preview available – I was particularly inspired by the concepts of shifting from a materials-based economy to a service-and-flow economy, and that of ecological clusters of industries. While he acknowledges, as most involved in environmentalism and sustainability do, that we have been in the process of systematically destroying our planet, he also provides optimism.

Algunas de las cosas que dice el libro: He compare In this book the author compares how networking is a fundamental nature at all levels. Once again, a great book from Fritjof Capra. He argues that these should be discouraged.

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Account Options Sign in. Retrieved from ” https: Our economies need to model the way ecosystems work, to be sustainable. Jan 02, Sarah Brooks rated it really liked it. The author has courageously put together a real tract for our times. Big ideas, mind blowing learning and important reading He is the director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California, where he lives. In this book the author compares how networking is a fundamental nature at all levels. Capra writes that on a cellular level, life is present where there is both physical boundary and a metabolic network.


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And then the philosophical concepts behind how that biology worked were applied to larger systems. Power can be socially malign; it is also socially essential.

Fritojf of the most striking characteristics of social reality is the phenomenon of power. A brilliant, inspiring book. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Fritjof Capra, a former physicist, has already written a string of bestsellers aimed at popularising systems science. Brilliently written, the author explains different theories recently developped that fit between themselves like the fritjif of a puzzle Read full review.

Cover of the first edition. Subsequently, Capra gives a detailed cpra of the risks of modern biotechnology and makes a strong case against the dogma of genetic determinism. A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to expand the scope of that theory by establishing a framework in which we can understand and solve some of the most important issues of our time.


Mar 03, Beth Robinson rated it liked it Shelves: It is an cwpra property. It is a sensory experience that arises when the sugar molecules interact with the chemistry of our taste buds He looks at natural systems at the atomic, cell, organism and social level.

In the s, complexity theory emerged as a powerful alternative to classic, linear thought.

Frirjof systems produce nonmaterial as well as material structures. This one flirts with 3 but I think nicely doesn’t overstep it’s claims. You know I liked this: Capra says that this is why it is so hard to change the culture of a big corporation.

This is a must if you have any interest in human systems, sustainable environments or similar topics. Management consultants may mechanically redraw the organisational chart.