Living Patterns: A Model Concerning Human Understanding (Forthcoming)

Sphere 3: Complexity

The formidable intricacies of the relationships and interactions between things that could be as light as a neutrino or as heavy as a Supermassive Blackhole have now become famous for turning our view of the world on it's head.

Simple collective structures like a precariously heaped snowfall in the Alps or more mind-boggling concepts like the climate, culture, money and government all require a deep recognition of the role complexity plays in understanding how they work, and how even small, simple effects can lead to wildly difficult to predict consequences.

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