"How is the world, of logic, which eschews circular argument, related to a world in which circular trains of causation are the rule rather than the exception?" G.Bateson Mind & Nature pp18Continue
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/chris_hedges_jan_27_column_transcript_collapse_of_complex_societies_2014012 Rather optimistic about the microbes I thought...
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/RelationsandR This is deep and insightful
http://youtu.be/UGGVy4RkUs0 Funkadelic "Good Thoughts Bad Thoughts"
http://youtu.be/lmWFrMq3qNY The Firesign Theatre "I think we're all Bozos on this bus"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDW_Hj2K0wo Bill Hicks on marketing
http://www.oikos.org/batesleten.htm THEY THREW GOD OUT OF THE GARDEN
If truth be told, the legacy of myopic insight and action is the residue beholden to the individual and the collective. Unrecognized, any evolutionary aspects become hamstrung into conforming to recognizable patterns, albeit unconscious, this tendency darkens the way.
Many folks are familiar with the development of electricity in America and the squaring off between Thomas Edison and Nicholas Tesla. As Edison purported D.C. current and Tesla backed the A.C. ,…Continue
Letters from Gregory Bateson to Philip Wylie and Warren McCulloch
The following article was originally published in the CoEvolutionary Quarterly, Winter 1982, pp. 62-67. With very many thanks to Stewart Brand for his permission to reproduce it in this web page.
This is a small sampling of…Continue
On the first night of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program Certification offered by the IBEW 191, the topic of the price of power came up. FERC mandates states sell citizens the lowest priced electricity available which in Washington is hydro produced. Thus, energy produced by the windmills in the eastern part of the state is not being fully utilized. Just another unintended consequence on the path to greener power.