Monthly Archives: November 2016

What is a (cybernetic) system?

In his analysis what Gregory Bateson means with a ‘cybernetics system’ Morris Berman in his ‘The Reenchantment of the World‘ (1984) writes: …Another way of stating it might be to say that the system is self-corrective in the direction of homeostasis

Posted in Applied Mythology, Applying Anthropology, Cultural Selfreflection, Epistemology, Evolutionary Alienation, Organisms as Selfcorrective Systems, Rituals of Passage and Affliction, Systemtheory

From Linear to Circular to Rhizomic Thinking and back

Practioners in systemtheory and system (family) therapy are familiar with thinking in linear and circular (communication) processes. However most of them never learned to make the next step into rhizomic thinking. The conception of rhizomic thinking is coined by Deleuze

Posted in Applied Mythology

(Nederlands) OLIFANTEN IN KAMERS VAN PUBLIEKE OPINIES

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.

Posted in Applied Mythology, Applying Anthropology, Cultural Selfreflection, Dominating & Subjecting, Epistemology

MASCULINITIES & FEMININITIES IN RUNAWAY STATE

   

Posted in Applied Mythology, Complementary female-male worlds, Evolutionary Alienation, Gender Complementarity

Does indeed repeats history itself?

De Spaanse filosoof George Santayana meende dat ‘wie zijn geschiedenis niet kent is gedoemd ze te herhalen” (1905). Voor een deel is deze stelling een open deur want in de gehele biologische en menselijke geschiedenis herhalen evolutionair succesvolle (adaptieve) patronen

Posted in Applied Mythology, Applying Anthropology

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