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Worldwide, communities and initiatives spring up who transition to a culture of strong sustainability and harmony with the natural world. What is it that makes them tick?
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Principles - Bio-organisation: New Economics Party

Principles - Bio-organisation: New Economics Party | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The Nature of the living world is that it is systemic – it consists of systems within systems within systems. Living systems operate in accord with simple rules and principles. Feedback loops between all entities provide a dynamic equilibrium. Decision-making is distributed throughout the system, which functions as a dynamic, living whole. Each whole is more that the sum of its parts because each whole has a pattern. Each part is in turn a whole with its own integrity and its own unique patterns. Thus the age of simple centralisation is obsolete. Moreover simple decentralisation is also obsolete because it ignores the fact that in Nature the parts are nested in larger wholes and each negotiates with others in the best interest of the whole.

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Complex Social Problems Call for Evolutionary Leadership

Complex Social Problems Call for Evolutionary Leadership | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The following is a guest post by our friends at Saybrook University’s Organizational Systems Program (a 3p sponsor) – designed for students, managers, leaders and consultants who want to understand the nature of organizations, collaborative practices, and transformative change toward systemic sustainability.


Via Erika Harrison
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Permaculture Principles | Design Principles | Use edges and value the marginal

Permaculture Principles | Design Principles | Use edges and value the marginal | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The landscape catchment feeding a river at sunrise or sunset evokes a world defined by edges. The proverb “don’t think you are on the right track just because its a well-beaten path” reminds us that the most common, obvious and popular is not necessarily the most significant or influential.

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