to What's New.
Opening Comments by Anna
Lemkow adapted from "The Wholeness Principle"
...this principle-process is profoundly sound...
1996 ISSS Keynote Address
by Willis Harman
...to become conscious of their true scope...
EARTHDANCE; The Dance of Life
by Elisabet Sahtouris
Replacing the Machine Metaphor
New Concepts of Matter, Life &
Mind by Ervin Laszlo
The means by which interconnection occurs
Holism and Evolution; Jan C. Smuts
"...in one degree or another they are wholes which
are more than the sum of their parts."
Current Topic: by Heiner Benking
"-- is systems science re-inventing the wheel???"
Longing for Unified Knowledge by
Let's put them all in one room....
A Starting Place Submitted
by by Gary Boyd
Seen from the oceanic view of the womb...
Stereo Icon by
Consciousness is a selective-non-selective complementary
The Whorfian Principle of Relativity
by Ludwig von Bertalanffy
" We are thus introduced to a new principle of relativity
which holds that all observers are not led by the same physical
evidence to the same picture of the universe
The Allegory of the Cave
And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature
is enlightened or unenlightened:, Behold!
No Boundary Excerptation
of Ken WIlber
We "make" boundaries
The Divided Line (The Republic
, Book VI) by Plato
And do you not know also that although they make use of
the visible forms and reason about them, they are thinking not
of these, but of the ideas which they resemble;
of General Semantics by
It is a habit among the linguistically
uninformed to objectify language as
something 'out there' which can be looked at independently of
Is Virtual Reality Really Virtual?
Excerpted from ISSS Procceedings: by Eric
Systemics is based on ACTION, nevertheless knowledge is
an integral part...
How Big is our Umbrella?
Adapted from Ken Wilber
The twelve perceptual boundaries
The Whole, The Parts, and the Holes
by Andreas Goppold
And what we know that ain't so...
Wholeness and Enlightenment Submitted
by Terry Murphy
Stop what you are thinking, experience what you are doing...
Translation and Transformation by
When there is no distinction, there is no difference
Systemic Principles of Education
Compiled by Tom Mandel
"Place them in the situations you want them to become;
The Seventh Letter by
The four ways of knowing
The General System by
A Family of relationships among the members as a whole
by Hal Linstone
The Technical, the Organizational, the Personal Perspectives
as a basis for Systemic Inquiry
General Systematics by
Monad, Dyad, Triad, Tetrad only as the system
Emergence From Chaos by Richard
One, Two, Three, Four modes of perception
A Minimal Fourfold System
by Anthony Judge
a quaternary outlook which would no longer involve "the
summary and brutal coercion of one variant over another,
The Four Winds by Sage
Dream In Memorium
Yes, what you say is true, and only the merest glimpse of
what the medicine
wheel truly is.
A Taste of Systemicsby
The Four Domains: Philosophy, Theory, Methodology, Application
as an integral whole
A Skeleton from the Closet
by Bela Banathy
The genesis of Systems Science
An Evolution of Systems Inquiry
Submitted by Bela Banathy
A science in service of mankind
Organized Developments of Systems
InquirySubmitted by Bela Banathy
Specialists evolving over time, in their cacoons, "That's
not my field."
Systems and Cybernetics, definition
of systems, Cambridge University Press,
The many different ways systems operate the same way.
Cybernetics and Wholeness
Submitted by Gary Boyd
But, cybernetics is about parts...
The Living Systems Theory of Jame
Grier Miller by Elaine
"A whole greater than the sum of its parts."
Earth as a System by
James Miller and Jessie Miller
Gaia the system
Living Systems Theory Applications
by James Miller
And the 20 Subsystems
Who Knows What a General Systems
Theory is? by Charles
Everyone knows what the General System Principle is...
Management and the Systems Approach
Submitted by Markus
The organization, with a common vision, working together
History and Systems:,
Ancient Systems Theory by Tom
The Greeks,collectively, knew systemics too
Liaisons et Systemes by Henry
Relationships in and between systems.
by Bonnie DeVarco
The NanoWorld of Buckminster Fuller
1996 ISSS Presidential Address Ervin
Groundwork for a Biospheric Systems Ethics
The Tao of Systems by
The Tao begot Unity, Unity begot duality, duality begot
Trinity; Trinity begot the myriad things...
A Whole Systems Approach: Submitted
by Zhichang Zhu
From the Perspectives of the Wuli of matter, the Shili of
relations and the Renli of involvement
Synergy: an Introduction: by
Two, or more, working together
Synergy and the Systems Sciences:
by Peter Corning.
Two, or more, Synergy is ubiguitous
The Synergy Principle: by
A universal concept of mutual interaction
Theories of Everything: Excerpts
of J.D. Barrow
No Theory of Everything, but the PRINCIPLE of Everything,
Perspectives on The General System:
Part Two by Tom
This and That in a Loving Relationship is Something Else
A Panorama of Understanding: Part
1 Submitted by Heiner
One way to look at everything
A Panorama of Understanding: Part
2 Submitted by Heiner
Encompassing diversity and unity in one framework
The TAO of Science, A
Commentary on Ralph Siu by Heiner
"Thinkers may be divided into two classes: the lumpers
and the splitters...".
Unifying Theory of the Organism
and Behavoir: Chapter 3 by Ralph Siu
The "Chi" of the "physical" universe
Complementarity by John
Our knowledge that it is light, a unity, or electron, another
unity, to which the opposites apply, emphasize a "both/ and"
Synchronicity, an Excerptation of:
by F David Peat
Unconnected happenings happening together
J.B.Rhine Lecture QVI
as a basis for non-local experience: by Ervin Laszlo
Looking at the inside of space, fullness looks like nothing
Toward a General Theory of Consciousness:
Submitted by James
Looking for a core dynamic rather than a linear cause
Consciousness and self in the brain: A Global Workspace Perspective by Bernard Baars
for Consciousness by Gregg
Probing the deep structure of the natural world
General Semantics: Submitted
by Milton Dawes.
The Lanagage misleads us to think that this is that.
Down To Earth Epistemology: Submitted
by Milton Dawes
Examining our language
A State of the Word Message:
Submitted by John McConnell
Thinking The World Back Together
Again by Noel Fredericks McKinnis
The Language of Integration:
Submitted by Joe Engleberg
The story tests the depth of our knowledge
Michelle's First Day at School:
Submtted by Tom Mandel
Now, class, clap both your hands together, together...
Stephanie's Second Day at School
by Matthew Shapiro
When they are organized they are ..."Simple" a
few kids shout.
The Way Geese Fly: by
Dynamically, flying free, yet together
What I learned in the Rainforest
World Futures Society Keynote Address
Only together can we make the world whole.
System vs Programs: by
Programs improve, Systems change
Understanding the Nature of Systemic
Change by Francis
Comparing and pooling concepts of change from across the
Aphorisms A Collection
A collective Story of Fritjof Capra too.
A Bibliography ..ANNOUNCING
Charles Francois' ISSS Systemic DIctionary
Now known as the Encyclopedia of
Cybernetics and Systems
FOR KIDS ONLY
The cunning and the clever know our future and our kids
are the same thing
so why not us too
The Wholeness Seminar, a taste of
A simplexfication of all of this, if you will...
The Wholeness Seminar, a story
All of this re-arranged to tell the story