2 + 2 > 4

2 + 2 > 4

A contrast to scientific reductionism, systems thinking is the process of examining how parts of system influence each other within the whole system. System Thinkers believe that the relationship of the parts are more important than the actual parts and that these dynamic relationships manifest unpredictable emergent capabilities.

A World of Cousins

A World of Cousins

You have 16 great-great grandparents probably born around the middle to late 1800s. If each of 8 couples and all successive generations had 3 children, there would be 648 children in your generation with the same great-great grandparents as you. Go back one more generation to your great-great-great grandparents, and your distant cousins are now 3,888!

Wisdom of a Tree

Wisdom of a Tree

An excerpt from Bäume. Betrachtungen und Gedichte by Herman Hesse: “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone…”