Archive for November, 2013

The Rise Of Emergent Networks – Part 2 of 2

 

“Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.” – Edward De Bono, Author of Lateral Thinking

“Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.” – Edward De Bono, Author of Lateral Thinking

A problem as old and pervasive as the one we face (See Part 1) is beyond the reach of any person to solve. It can only be solved with a Game Changer.

Changing The Rules Of The Game

An analysis in Game Theory …

Breaking Down The Pyramids That Govern – Part 1 of 2

 

“Everybody who has ever worked for a corporation knows that corporations conspire all the time. Politicians conspire all the time, pot-dealers conspire not to get caught by the narcs, the world is full of conspiracies. Conspiracy is natural primate behavior. A tribe is a conspiracy to survive. Conspiracy is just another name for coalition.” – Robert Anton Wilson

Structures are nature’s way of balancing opposing forces.

For thousands of years, pyramid hierarchies have been used to balance the forces of self-interest and group interest. Though these have been channeled through many different strategies and ideologies, the hierarchy structure remains one of humanity’s most consistent social tools.

This has great implications for our past, present and future.

Pyramids Are Natural

•Especially in survival situations, groups naturally appoint leaders, often without even …

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