Fritjof Capra’s theme on Living Systems is a comprehensive way of understanding Life to promote a better world. By all means and standards worth reading.
While reading these and other books and essays on systemic thinking, I feel like coming Home at last to witness “Systems Theory” being the scientific foundation of my intuition on “The Purpose of Life”.
Almost all the questions and doubts I posed to myself, in my inquiry to “What is Wrong with Us” are getting their resolutions.
In “Science and the Akashic Filed ” the thoughts and speculations of Ervin Laszlo make the top of the shell!
The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living by Fritjof Capra (Random House: New York, 2002)
This book is about creating learning communities, but that is not it’s topic. Its topic is networking, or in Capra’s words “connections.” It’s a comprehensive review of all cosmic networks that make up “life, mind, and society.”*
Capra has written several books and articles. A selection of his books:
- 1975, The Tao of Physics.
- 1982, The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture
- 1984, Green Politics, with Charlene Spretnak.
- 1988, Uncommon Wisdom
- 1991, Belonging to the Universe: Explorations on the Frontiers of Science and Spirituality, coauthored with David Steindl-Rast and Thomas Matus.
- 1997, The Web of Life
- 2002, The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living
- 2007, The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance