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Mimicking, not slavishly replicating or reducing ourselves to the bios

on 7 June 2009 - 2:25pm

"Bio-mimicry suggests that human minds look to nature and natural creatures and imaginatively come up with ways to solve their problems based on Mother Nature’s solutions. But the imagination leap here is key. Mimicking not slavishly replicating or reducing ourselves to the bios."

Creating the container

on 25 May 2009 - 2:25pm

"George and all, I very much agree with you. For me this is connected with hosting a conversation (e.g. world cafe session). The strategy is then made up of a. the intent the hosts bring into the space b. the set-up of the container for it to happen... The rest unfolds as the system aligns itself in the unblocked space towards the best possible evolutionary outcome... So, for ELAN, we could do the same. Set up the intention and the container... The rest will become what it is to become..."

The world is a World Cafe!

on 18 May 2009 - 2:25pm

If the world is a World Café, as the late Finn Voldtofte kept calling our attention to it, then who is hosting its plenary session, the reporting back, the harvesting, and how will it be designed? Thank you Jean-Sébastien for reminding me of those pivotal questions!