Las Conexiones Ocultas (English, Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Fritjof Capra ; ; Social issues, Sociology, social studies, Social sciences. The Hidden Connections is a book by Fritjof Capra, in which the author proposes a holistic alternative to linear and reductionist world views. He aims to. Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Life, here “Conexiones Ocultas” de Fritjof Capra (como su otro trabajo “La trama de la.

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I find Capra’s work, and this one specifically, very engaging and mind opening. Nov 05, Ricardo Roman rated it it was amazing. Social systems produce nonmaterial as well as ocu,tas structures.


He looks at nat I’ve been reading books on the search for a Theory of Everything. The examples of almost waste-free dee networks are extremely fascinating and challenging. As the culture evolves, so does its infrastructure — they coevolve through continual mutual influences.

The processes that sustain a social network are processes of communication, which generate shared meaning and rules of behaviour the network’s cultureas well as a shared body of knowledge. According to Sociologist Manuel Castells, social change in the society does not originate within the traditional ocultaas of civil society but develops from identities based on the rejection of society’s dominant values — patriarchy, the domination and control of nature, unlimited economic growth and material consumption, and so on.

Sayang sekali buku ini bukan buku yang enak untuk dibaca secara penulisan, entah karena Capra memang kurang pandai bertutur dalam fonexiones, atau mungkin terjemahannya jelek. Definitely worth a reread.

There’s a key liberal in that list I am forgetting, but the list of people writing about power is in truth a very long one. They have the ability to be horizontal.

He aims to extend system dynamics and complexity theory to the social domain and presents “a conceptual framework that integrates life’s biological, cognitive and social dimensions”. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Open Preview See a Problem? While the first three chapters provide the scientific basis for our existence, capraa next three describe in some detail our e From cellular biology to social constructs to the dangers of GMOs and finally to the future of energy that ocultqs be required to provide a sustainable earth, Capra tackles the most intimate and the most complex in stunning and lucid form.


We can imagine a radically different kind of biotechnology. Lalu pada bagian kedua, Capra mencoba untuk menjelaskan hubungannya secara las conexiones ocultas fritjof capra dengan realita kehidupan sosial yang terjadi, apa kaitannya, serta dampaknya secara sistemik.

He says that we have tended to control things top down because of the success it yielded us during the industrial revolution when manufacturing was the key industry and if somebody at the top figured out how to manufacture the required goods in a very efficient way then that would give the organization more profits.

It is more than a dry development of General Systems Theory or a criticism of globalization. He compare In this book the author compares how networking is a fundamental nature at all levels.

Life is pretty amazing. Steven rated it it was amazing. Can nature possibly be so absurd as it seemed to us in these atomic experiments? A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to e Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Fritmof and The Web of Lifehere explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction.

To do so, I present a conceptual framework that integrates life’s biologicalcognitive and social tritjof. That said, industrial devastation of the environment is a fact in many places, so is the unrelenting depletion of natural global resources, so he’s right to call attention to them and to propose solutions. Therefore, system dynamics is the appropriate tool for analysing conexiomes phenomena. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. I was pulled into his explanations of systems.

Very thought provoking and for me in particular it resonnated with my understanding of the connection of food, health and the environment. Want to Read saving…. Quotes from The Hidden Connec All in all a very good book and an eyeopener atleast for me especially with respect to GM food, WTO fritjoof genome mapping.

Conexiobes it may seem that in an ecosystem some species are more powerful than others, the concept of power is not appropriate, because non-human species with the exception of some primates do not force individuals to act in accordance with preconceived goals.

This book has motivated me to read Paul Hawken’s books on “The Cwpra of Commerce” and “Natural Capitalism”, and more of Amory and Hunter Lovins’ work, to educate myself more around the economic and technological ideas Capra refers to.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living

I also like being reminded of the wonder and unimaginable timescale of our emergence. He describes how this cannot work in today’s organization which have become more knowledge centric and unless the management starts hearing the talks and whispers and feedback from the community lower down the pecking order in the corporate hierarchy companies will start folding up.


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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.

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The manifold species in an ecosystem do not form hierarchies, as is often erroneously stated, but exist in networks nested within networks. My aim is not only to offer a unified view of life, mind and society, but also to develop a coherent, systemic approach to some of the critical issues of our time.

Algunas de las cosas que dice el libro: Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. He then goes on to illustrate how these corporates are trying to to attain maximum profitability with nary a care for the betterment of employees and the without bothering about the impact their actions have on the environment.

The first section of this book is on life itself, with some thought-provoking concepts, like autopoiesis – ‘self-making’. La otra clase de liderazgo consiste en facilitar la emergencia de la novedad. As are the various proposals for emission-free except water vehicles.

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I appreciated the scientific beginning and how that set the tone for the book. This book has got me thinking. For example, at loot.

Allowing that the world might be greater, wilder than we had ever imagined it. Still, this is a call for a new kind of science, one that does not seek arrogant mastery but works with the concept of emergence: In the words of economist John Kenneth Galbraith, ‘The exercise of power, the submission of some to the will of others, is inevitable in modern society; nothing whatever is accomplished without it A book that could make a difference.