Out of Control LO13590

arthur battram (apb@cityplex.demon.co.uk)
Tue, 13 May 1997 05:34:18 -0400

Replying to LO13567 --

>From: Jim_Bender_at_RLT014@ccmailgw.mcgawpark.baxter.com
>Date: Fri, 9 May 1997 17:03:58 -0500
> The more I think about learning organizations and the issues facing
> the adoption of these ideas the more I come back to a book by Kevin
> Kelly called Out of Control ---snip--- He boldly finishes with the
> Nine Laws of God.

Well, how could i disagree? In the Learning from Complexity pack i quote
extensively from Kelly, and reprint the 9 laws of god! For anyone who
wants to hear, there is much wisdom on every page of kelly's book, as
there is in the Tao de Ching [and the modern rewrite the tao of

> Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what
> they sought. (Basho)

Basho is cool too. I like the ones featuring frogs the best. Plop! :-)

arthur battram <apb@cityplex.demon.co.uk>

from Arthur Battram, organisational learning adviser at LGMB, a notforprofit management advisory body supporting UK local authorities.

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