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Do you want to do the work of the future, or the past? — chosen-path.org
The work of the future is: · to create value for people (as they experience in their lives) · by shaping complex systems (working across organisations, perspectives, geographies, cultures) · and to capture enough of that value to continue Doing this work will be more effective with an ethical perspective including #sustainability, and with #equalityanddiversity … Continue reading Do you want to do the work of the future, or the past? →
What are you working hard to achieve in life, where the ‘working hard’ is self-defeating? — chosen-path.org
Life is very simple; you are born and eventually you die, and in between, you have experiences. Bhaskar Goswami says that the quality of your life is the quality of experiences. There are people who live in mansions with physical and mental anguish, and people who have nothing — except joy and comfort. We are lucky enough … Continue reading What are you working hard to achieve in life, where the ‘working hard’ is self-defeating? →
Our friends at Triangle, who are behind the Outcomes Star, have produced a very interesting report: The Enabling Help report outlines why a rethink of the ideas that drive the service delivery system is essential for people with complex and long term needs. It provides a new set of ideas to unlock the potential in research, policymaking, […]
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Article: Integrated Care in England — what can we Learn from a Decade of National Pilot Programmes?
Life expectancy falling in parts of England before pandemic — study — BBC News — www.bbc.com
It is alarming, say researchers, that longevity was declining in the north even before the pandemic.
Social Care Funding: A conundrum? — events.icaew.com
Social care plays an important role within our society. Yet despite its obvious importance it requires reform and additional resources to meet the challenges within the sector and reap the benefits of a resilient care system.
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Originally posted on norabateson: Nora Bateson International Bateson Institute Author Note Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Nora Bateson, International Bateson Institute. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to cite this paper prior to its upcoming publication in the International Society of Systems Sciences Journal please use the following citation: Bateson, N.,(2021).?Aphanipoiesis. In Journal…
The Joker in the Box or The Theory Form of the System Dirk Baecker (53) (PDF) The Joker in the Box or The Theory Form of the System | Dirk Baecker — Academia.edu The Joker in the Box or The Theory Form of the System Dirk Baeckerin: Cybernetics and Human Knowing 9 (2002), pp. 39–62 ABSTRACT: […]
Originally posted on Complexity Digest: Andrzej Bielecki? Foundations of Science volume 26, pages807â824 (2021) In this paper the truth is studied in the frame of autonomous systems theory. The method of the truth verification is worked out in its functional aspect. The verification is based on comparison of the predicted inner state of the autonomous agent, that…
Combining Historical and Philosophical Approaches to Understand the Concept of Information in Animal Behaviour Research — YouTube
Combining Historical and Philosophical Approaches to Understand the Concept of Information in Animal Combining Historical and Philosophical Approaches to Understand the Concept of Information in Animal — YouTube Santa Fe Institute Santa Fe Institute Talk by Kelle Dhein, University of Kentucky. Abstract: Biologists regularly apply the concept of information in their work (e.g. echolocation gives […]
Systemic wisdom for and beyond systems change — A critical systems perspective convening not only indigenous traditions of wisdom — EUSG
source Systemic wisdom for and beyond systems change — A critical systems perspective convening not only indigenous traditions of wisdom — EUSG European School of Governance, position paper #108 (29.10.21) by Louis Klein Embracing indigenous wisdom traditions promises to successfully meet the challenges of the Anthropocene in the 21st century. They seem to bring what is needed […]
By Silvio Funtowicz Post-normal science comes into play for decision-making on policy issues where facts are uncertain, values in dispute, stakes high and decisions urgent. A good example of a problem requiring post-normal science is the actions that need to be taken to mitigate the effects of sea level rise consequent on global climate change.…
The Purpose Of A System Is What It Does, Not What It Claims To Do — Benjamin and Komlos (2021) | Systems Community of Inquiry
The Purpose Of A System Is What It Does, Not What It Claims To Do David Benjamin and David KomlosContributor Leadership StrategyThe Purpose Of A System Is What It Does, Not What It Claims To Do
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The Brexit dark money lobby has a new target — climate change action | openDemocracy — www.opendemocracy.net
Brexit showed that a few ruthless, well-connected people with big money behind them can change history. Now they’re at it again, and the stakes are even higher
Tory MP calling for delay to UK climate action has banked £150k from oil firm | openDemocracy — www.opendemocracy.net
Former energy minister John Hayes, who has likened climate protesters to ‘Radical Islam’, has received a £50,000 salary from BB Energy since 2018
Record number of UK firms officially bankrupt as Brexit trade barriers soar — www.thelondoneconomic.com
UK businesses which declared bankruptcy in September hit the highest number since March 2020, government figures have revealed.
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Billionaire Seeks to Build Largely Windowless Dorm In ‘Social and Psychological Experiment’ — www.vice.com
An architect on the review committee resigned in protest, calling it “unsupportable from my perspective as an architect, a parent, and a human being.”
He’s a poet and the FBI know it: how John Giorno’s Dial-a-Poem alarmed the Feds | Art and design | The Guardian
After receiving hundreds of thousands of calls, the poet’s project almost broke the New York telephone exchange — leading to an FBI investigation. Will it cause similar chaos in the Instapoet era?
Tibor Scitovsky: An Economist Discovers Joy | by Rascal Voyages | Medium — medium.com
Economists are just beginning to study happiness. Tibor Scitovsky was years ahead when he came up with a profound insight into the difference between simple comfort and true pleasure. Learn more.
Count Arthur Strong for The Doctor | 38 Degrees — you.38degrees.org.uk
Doctor Who needs a well rounded actor to play The Doctor to fight all those who attack our earth. Count Arthur Strong the actor has a proven record of adapting his incredible talent to be able to play such an important and classic role and has already played Doctor Two with raving reviews and will have no problem in navigating the TARDIS. Count Arthur Strong for Doctor Who….
Orange Juice — Hokoyo — www.youtube.com
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