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Working with principles: some thoughts and an exercise

Chris Corrigan

Here are some reflections and an exercise. Patterns are the emergent results of repeated interactions between actors around attractors and within boundaries. To investigate this, we did a small exercise, which I’m refining as we go here.

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What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

As George said, that first MOOC, CCK08, The Connectivism and Connective Knowledge Course came at a time of mass explosion of technology, extensive innovation and the emergence of shared intelligence. In this first week of the E-Learning 3.0

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The Technologies I’ll Miss

How to Save the World

For tiny apartment kitchens (counter-top stoves, toaster ovens, kettles, coffee-makers, blenders, and yes, even microwave ovens), for emergency first aid (heating pads etc), and for unmatched pleasure (vibes etc) it’s hard to imagine how we ever did without these labour-saving devices.

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Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

They are preyed upon by a system that exploits and intensifies their misery and inexorably increases these inequalities. That system is untrammelled, unregulated, undemocratic, oligarchic, unsustainable industrial capitalism. image from Pixabay, CC0. Scene One: Mid-afternoon, summer.

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Safe enough in Open Space

Chris Corrigan

What is remarkable is that safety is an emergent phenomenon in Open Space, a true artifact of a self-organizing system. I have seen very few instances where people in conflict left the bigger container, even if the exercised the law of two feet and left their breakout space.

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How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

This is how the brain evolved — as what Stewart & Cohen call a “ feature-detection system ”. But the centralized feature-detection system seemed to work well, evolutionarily, and that’s how it evolved in humans.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

Background is here if you’re interested in my take on how it will occur, due to the interconnection between our global economic and energy systems and the planet’s vulnerable ecology. But first, I want to introduce a thought exercise to support some of my predictions.

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