What’s the fuss about GM food? Fritjof Capra explains why complex systems are inherently unpredictable in Hidden Connections. 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;. 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.

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Well, here is a book to bring you up sharp on that. Chapter three breaks from the previous two chapters, as Capra delves into social reality. Apr 07, Sean added it.

In the centre piece of his book, Capra then proposes that life and social reality can be understood by applying a framework of four interconnected perspectives: These are only assumptions which may only apply to varying situations. A book that could make a difference. Feb 23, Fritof rated it really liked it.

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Doubleday- Science – pages. And it’s not just about environmental destruction and social deprivation, it’s also about increased life conneections and health for billions lifted out of poverty since the age of industrialization.

The last chapter is called “Changing the Game”. The protesters are not fighting globalisation itself – which is a natural process in this information age – but are pushing for the proper checks and balances to be built into the new world order.


Tritjof – Work, Profession, Education, Organisation. Dec 02, Prasanth Prahladan is currently reading it. He looks at nat I’ve been reading books on the search for a Theory of Everything. For me, the book really picks up with chapter four, “Life and Leadership in Organizations.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living

Sustainability in Network Society. In instances where the father of the house is the only breadwinner and in the event that he passes on, the family setup may be greatly disturbed eventually leading it to disintegrate.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I am not prone to an excess of emotion in evaluating scientific projects, which probably saves Capra from a good deal of invective in this review.

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Capra posits that in order to sustain life, the principles underlying our social institutions must be consistent with the broader organization of nature.

Books by Fritjof Capra. Discussing pertinent contemporary issues ranging from the controversial practices of the World Trade Organization WTO to the Human Genome Project, he concludes with an authoritative, often provocative plan for designing ecologically sustainable communities and technologies as alternatives to the current economic globalization. I’ve just reviewed from Guardian reviewer from the book cover i have said that it is an analyse of the rational option from unpredictable hopeless future that might bring the different.

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Business economics – Personnel and Organisation. I also like being reminded of the wonder and unimaginable timescale of our emergence. Algunas de las cosas que dice el libro: This book has got me thinking. Physicist Fritjof Capra was at the forefront of the revolution, and in The Web of Life he extended its scope by showing the impact of complexity theory on living organisms. A brilliant, inspiring book.

He even throws out some theories about the origin and evolution of all the above. Capra tries to conceptualize this network concept in living systems by presenting a framework integrating the biological, cognitive and social dimensions of life. In other words, true authority consists in empowering others to act. In order to combine respect for these human rights with the ethics of ecological sustainability, we need to realize that sustainability — in ecosystems as well as in human society — is not an individual property but a property of an entire web of relationships: Capra’s is a cool and rational analysis rather than the work of a firebrand.