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Collaboration & Serendipity

I. FORTUITY [f. L. fortu‹imacbreve›t-us, f. forte by chance, f. fors chance + -ous.] That happens or is produced by fortune or chance; accidental, casual. OED Between 2005-2012, when I was researching serendipity as a decisive aspect of adult development, … Continue reading

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A Magic Trick: Explain By Creating

In trickster’s case, how did mental fakery come to replace incarnate fakery? It is one thing for trypanosomes to change their skins; another for Raven to become a leaf floating in spring water; another still for storytellers to have imagined … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Dialectics In ‘Problem Depth’

Problem-solving oriented version of a four-square matrix. I’ve added (and overlaid,) two valence drivers–these are the typical pairing used to deploy evaluation of antipathy and sympathy, a basic starting point. An intention for learning is articulated. Two dichotomies are randomly … Continue reading

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Thick Over Thin, Beyond the Need to Know, Deep Digging

If one wants to get to the absolute bottom of something, presumably for many kinds of human somethings, the journey to reach the bottom will: (1) take time (Rule of thumb: if it seems like it will take too much … Continue reading

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Social Cybernetics – ‘eye to eye’

Social Cybernetics is my coinage. Social Cybernetics means: Social Cybernetics: is the ecology given in interpersonal engagement for the purpose of two persons intending to know each other. This ecology intermixes two enactive systems, each broadly characterized as constituting separate … Continue reading

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Two New Learning Cycles

Recently I’ve been musing about how the learning cycle of David A. Kolb could be partially re-theorized in my novel social cybernetic terms. Social Cybernetics: the system supposed by the engagement of enactive self-aware persons in relationship with one another, … Continue reading

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Realism Unwired

Ralph Stacey Complexity and Creativity in Organizations – Amazon bonus: Bill McKelvey, Transcendental Foresight: Using Complexity Science to Foster Distributed Seeing (pdf)

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Imaginal Cybernetics, the Demonic Daemon, Deep Play

Part One of Two First you pour the water in the pool. Then you dive. I’ve dived into the recent hours of intense creative dialog with Ken Warren. We’re preparing our presentation cum performance at The Society for Analytical Psychology … Continue reading

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The Precarity of the Estimate

This week, with the game on the line in the top of the last inning, the visiting team smartly aimed their offense at a weak spot in the infield and ended up with one single, one runner on base by … Continue reading

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