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

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Terus terang, paradigma saya banyak berubah setelah saya membaca buku ini. In the s, complexity theory emerged as a powerful alternative to classic, cappra thought. A book that could make a difference, if anyone is listening. Not being separate we must then be absolutely sure we know what the consequences of our actions are going to be. Power can be socially malign; it is also socially essential.

The system selects the messages to which it listens and then evolves its own response. Together with “The web of life”, one of the best essays about how living beings develop themselves, evolve and fit in the regulation of the global ecosystem.

I met him recently. It is a work of rare genius, true insight and great humanity. Frltjof Qs borrowed from Sir Norman F I’ve just reviewed from Guardian reviewer from the book tritjof i have said that it is an analyse of the rational option from unpredictable hopeless future that might bring the different.

Sayang comnections buku ini bukan buku yang enak untuk dibaca secara penulisan, entah karena Capra memang kurang pandai bertutur dalam kata-kata, atau mungkin terjemahannya jelek. I remember discussions with Bohr which went through many hours till very late at night and ended almost in despair; and when at the end of the discussion I went alone for a walk in the neighboring park I repeated to myself again and again the question: A brilliant, inspiring book. Feb 23, Iustina rated it really liked it.


The beauty of the book is to show how inextricably linked we are to everything. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He looks at natural systems at the atomic, cell, organism and social level. The big most accessible Be the first to ask a question about The Hidden Connections. I also like that he tries to bring together the material and the social — the geographers are missing from his account, but I forgive him, as I too think this is key. He talks about how corporates are similar communities and goes onto to say only corporates which are “living corporates” will survive.

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Capra takes up the research of Manuel Castellswho explains how hidden is shaped by modern communication technology and network phenomena. No eBook available Amazon. It is an emergent property.

It would be correct, I suppose, to paraphrase all of what was already written on the back cover but that would be only half of the story. The processes that sustain a social network are processes of communication, which generate shared fritjov and rules of behaviour the network’s cultureas well connsctions a shared body of knowledge. Very thought provoking and for me in particular it resonnated with my understanding of the connection of food, health and the environment.

They hiddn, I had no idea of the drama of that victory, or how much was saved. Other editions – View all The Hidden Connections: Making the Net Work: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Reviews suggest that the book is a useful tool in understanding the plight of the environment today, as well as the way in which corporate culture has allowed for these problems to arise and expand. In doing so, it gets down to the bones of what is happening in the world right now. Together with “The web of life”, one of the best essays about how living beings develop themselves, evolve and fit in the regulation of the global ecosystem.


The new scientific concepts of the basis of life explained in cappra earlier book, “The Web of Life” are revisited here, and then drawn together A brilliant, inspiring book. One of the most striking characteristics of social reality is the phenomenon of power. However, the new global economy differs in important aspects from the networks of life: I love, lovehow that has all been turned on its head, with little fixed at all: Changing the game means, first and foremost, changing this basic principle.

He outlines admirable efforts by many in society that lead to cleaner energy, less pollution, and the possible saving of the planet. Want to Read saving…. It’s not just about the free cpnnections of finance and information, it’s about the free flow of goods and services. My extension of the systems approach to the social domain explicitly includes the material world.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living – Fritjof Capra – Google Books

I feel that management, like science, once held a very precise view of our ability to impose our will on the world which hasn’t quite shifted fully. One of the subtitles is ‘Life as the Ultimate Commodity’ — I had not realised in my youth that the Human Genome Project was actually a race against time, a social collective trying to map the genome for public knowledge before a consortium of corporations did it first so that they could patent it.

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