Mental Models and Change LO29606

From: Alfred Rheeder (
Date: 11/29/02

Replying to LO29597 --

At de Lange wrote:

> There is also a third possibility besides (1) accelerating or (2) fixing
> "entropy production" and that is (3) decelerating it. As for myself, i
> have studied enough natural systems and creative humans to become
> convinced that that there is a harmonius relationship between the
> accelerating and accelerating phases of "entropy production" in them. The
> accelerating phase is needed to procure a bifurcation far from
> equilibrium
> and the decelerating phase is needed to mature by way of digestion close
> to equilibrium.

Should "entropy production" keep on accelerating it will be devestating,
we will not be able to sustain the bifurcations we will experience.
Should "entropy production" be fixed it will be devestating, we will be
caught in a linear world - static although dynamic. We will not experience
bifurcations at the edge of chaos nor digestions close to equilibrium [By
the way can anybody see how a linear mental model of time (constant and
same changes in entropy production) can make us blind to for e.g. to
wholeness and harmony]. Should "entropy production" keep on decelerating
it will be devestating, we will not experiences any bifurcations but we
are limited to digestions. EUREKA will not exist .

Through my experiences I have become aware that the crux is that of rythm,
one of harmony, the wholeness of the accelerated entropy production
leading to a bifurcation and the decelerating entropy production during
digestion. Without this harmonious rythm the systems in nature cannot
make fruitfull contact with each other and evolve increased organisation
(complexity). It is indeed a question of timing. Who , when, where and to
what extent.......


Alfred Rheeder


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