From David Brooks at Big Think: As a culture we often take clouds and we pretend they’re clocks. We take prob­lems that are emer­gent and we pretend we can solve them through deduc­tive reasoning. And yet, if we thought about emer­gent systems, as David Brooks argues, we would have a much more supple view of how the world actu­ally works: “We wouldn’t spend all our time trying to break every­thing apart and studying it by studying the details.” · Go to What is emer­gent thinking? →