Doyne Farmer et al.
Both physical and social technologies follow evolutionary processes and co-evolve together as physical change spurs social change, which spurs physical change, and so on in an infinite loop.
David Rousseau, Julie Billingham
Worldviews as systems: a synthesis based on findings in anthropology, religious studies, sociology, theology, cosmology, psychology, and philosophy.
Ken Baskin, Dmitri M. Bondarenko
Large-scale cultural processes may be forced by the environment and take shape of the succession of stable states and turbulent phase transitions as in the case of ice-melting-water-boiling-vapor pattern.
Stuart A. Kaufmann
A vision of God as the natural creativity in the Universe.
Liane M. Gabora
The episodic mind of early hominids contained separated episodes and reacted only to similar environmental stimuli: how the stream of consciousness, abstractions, and well-structured worldview developed?
David C Krakauer
Novel algorithms allow us to forecast the behavior of complex adaptive systems that learn and evolve but these ‘high-dimensional’ data-sets defy our best ability to interpret them.
W. Daniel Hillis
Life as information processing systems located on different levels: chemicals, DNA, neurons, language and culture, computers and artificial intelligence, nations and corporations.
Hardik Raypal et al.
Can we predict worldviews evolution the same way we calculate the appearance of cyclones and epidemics?
The market prices do not register destructive biophysical processes on which the world economy is based because our worldview created in XIX century British Empire is still separating economy from Nature and technology form society.
David Weinbaum, Marta Lenartowicz
Co-occurrence of some physical processes, additional to the in itself sterile social pattern, are necessary in order for that social pattern to actualize but whether these additional processes must be underlying, causing, feeding into, or may just be originated by that pattern itself is another story.