The power to change things lies within us. Presented in this book is a theory of how shifts in oneself can have profound shifts in corporations, markets, systems and the world. The fractal theory introduced in this book indicates how these complex structures can be holistically perceived and correspondingly shifted. It presents the ideas through reader-friendly figures and tables for better understanding.
Chapter 1: The Pattern
A Single Human–Earth System
It has been said that we are all authors of our own lives, and depending on the attitude, perceptions, and thoughts that form the kernel of our being, we create realities that resonate with that kernel. As we look at the contemporary unfolding of life around us, we cannot but at first sight be struck by the juxtaposition of vast contraries. On the one hand, there is the beauty of nature reflected in star and sun, tree, bird, and cloud, amongst her many constructs. On the other, man's progressive despoliation of it, apparent in the thoughtless extraction of nature's resources, and the often equally thoughtless constructs whether of steel, cement, or the myriad other compositions ranging from cosmetics to ...