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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Feb 23, Iustina rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. May 19, Ken Deshaies rated it it was amazing. However, the book has innumberable references to the author’s earlier book – The Web of Life, which I believe would give a more comprehensive and interesting read.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living

Of course, this book was published 12 years ago, and it would seem that the outlook today is more dire, but it certainly inspires to action, to become part of a growing effort to prolong our existence here.

Capra writes that on a cellular llas, life is present where there coenxiones lsa physical boundary and a metabolic network.

The importance of networks, and of supporting relationships rather than material acquisition, is another required shift in thinking. The first part begins with an introduction to prebiotic and biotic evolution theory and highlights the importance of membranes in this context.

And then the philosophical concepts behind how that biology worked were applied to larger systems. Lalu pada bagian kedua, Capra mencoba untuk menjelaskan hubungannya secara makro dengan realita kehidupan sosial yang terjadi, apa kaitannya, serta dampaknya secara sistemik.

The concept of sustainability was introduced in the early s by Lester Brown, founder las conexiones ocultas fritjof capra the Worldwatch Institute, who defined a sustainable society as one that is able to satisfy its needs without diminishing the chances of caprs generations. Allowing that the world might be greater, wilder than we had ever imagined it.

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Changing the game means, first and foremost, changing this basic principle.

En las organizaciones humanas, las soluciones emergentes son creadas dentro de un contexto de una determinada cultura organizativa, y generalmente, no pueden ser transferidas. In this book I propose to extend the new understanding of life that has emerged from complexity theory to the social domain.

Fritjof Capra, bestselling author of The Tao of Physics and The Web of Lifehere explores another frontier in the human significance of scientific ideas—applying complexity theory to large-scale social interaction. Subsequently, Capra gives a detailed summary of the risks of modern biotechnology and makes a strong case against the dogma of genetic determinism.

A sustainable human community interacts with other living systems — human and nonhuman — in ways that enable those systems to live and develop according to their nature. Dec 02, Prasanth Prahladan is currently reading it.

The beauty of the book is to show how inextricably linked we are to everything. This page was last edited on 15 Februaryat In the future, this strict division will no longer be possible, because the key challenge of this new century — for social scientists, natural scientists and everyone else — will be to build ecologically sustainable communities, designed in such a way that their technologies and social institutions — their material and social structures — do not interfere with nature’s inherent ability to sustain life.

La otra clase de liderazgo consiste en facilitar la emergencia de la novedad. Jan 29, Stuart rated it it was amazing Shelves: A forerunner of that revolution, Fritjof Capra now continues to expand the scope of that theory by establishing a framework in which we can understand and solve some of the most important issues of our time. In the human realm sustainability is fully consistent with the respect of cultural integrity, cultural diversity and the basic right of communities to self-determination and self-organization.

Retrieved from ” https: It is more than a dry development of General Systems Theory or a criticism of globalization. He compares these lifeforms to human communities and how these interact with each other and how these mutate to change its culture. Our fate is not doomed. Accordingly, the whole thrust of classical management theory is to achieve efficient operations through top-down control.


Not being separate we must then be absolutely sure we know what the consequences of our actions are going to be.

The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living by Fritjof Capra

This is the first book I’ve read on his theories. Quotes from The Hidden Connec In other words, true authority consists in empowering others to act. Although it may seem that in an ecosystem some species ocu,tas 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.

Free Will Sam Harris. He explains how organizational learning and change can be comexiones by learning from life science. Apr 07, Sean added it. He looks at nat I’ve been reading books on the search for a Theory of Everything. This spontaneous emergence of order at critical points of instability is one of the most important concepts of the new understanding of life.

En el mundo exterior no hay colores. I wish the whole book was on the alternatives and solutions. We can imagine a conexionees different kind of biotechnology.

However, its too early for me to comment on the book. 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.

One of the subtitles is ‘Life as the Ultimate Fritjoof — 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.