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Universe

Could the Universe and Consciousness be Fractals?

Could the universe and consciousness be fractals? In my wildest thoughts and being influenced by my vision of a chaotic and fractal world, I sometime  wonder if consciousness and the universe are not fractals. I believe this is also influenced by all the time I spent is Asia combined with my western background 🙂 For […]

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chaos theory

Why is Chaos Theory Important for You?

Do you have the right lenses? Japanese automobiles began flooding American roads at the beginning of the 1980s. It reached such a point that the all-powerful American car manufacturers got jittery. Japanese cars were often better-equipped, more economical to run and above all much cheaper for the buyer. When this situation started becoming seriously worrisome […]

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Turbulent world

Why has the World Become Chaotic?

Why has the world become chaotic? The world has become chaotic or turbulent for essentially three reasons: increase in the number of people, speed, and connectivity. Number of people How many of us were on earth 150 years ago? 1 billion. How many are we today? 7 billion. During the last years, within hardly a […]

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Claus

Claus Kjeldsen about the Future of a Chaotic World

Claus Kjeldsen Talks about the Future of a Chaotic World Claus Kjeldsen, CEO & Futurist of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, talks about “Chaos, a User’s Guide” by Bruno Marion, about the future of the world, and about chaos in his own life. You can download Chaos, a User’s guide here.

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reinventing organization

The best management book?

Reinventing Organizations I just finished one of the greatest management book I ever read. This is actually the book I would have loved to write after my own Chaos, a User’ guide! I would even argue that Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organizations is the best management book of today. Frederic made an amazing job at collecting […]

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romanesco

Fractals for Dummies

Fractals for Dummies Fractals are stunning. You may have seen one of these videos of a structure within a structure within a structure, on a seemingly infinite series. Beyond their amazing aesthetics and their hypnotic repetition effect, fractals are especially interesting because they seem to show that you can have an infinite number of levels, […]

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Make Chaos Your friend

Pay as you feel right I’ve chosen to make the book available online, without a pay wall. It’s an experiment in abundance where I trust that when I give, I will also receive. (if you prefer, you can also buy Chaos, a User’s Guide at the fixed price of $8.35, or order a paper copy) […]

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Living Cell

Living Together: What Can We Learn from Nature?

Living in a chaotic world: nature has been doing it for ever! Life has been able to adapt for millenniums in order to survive, grow and evolve in environments that are naturally turbulent and chaotic. Let us then observe the principal characteristics of each basic element of life that has made such an achievement possible: […]

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diversity

The World We Want to Build!

The world according to Huntington… and the world we want to build! A few years ago, Samuel Huntington wrote a highly successful book The Clash of Civilizations. This success redoubled post-9/11 (2001) by popularizing the presumed conflict between the Muslim and the Western world. Huntington explains in his book that the world is divided into […]

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Kyudo

Truth, Good and Beauty in Japanese Archery

Truth, good and beauty in Japanese archery In the Japanese art of archery, Kyudo, the principal objectives of this traditional teaching are: virtue (善, zen), beauty (美, bi) and truth (真, shin). Virtue Virtue implies good, goodness. To be in a state of equanimity in the face of any event, to be detached from feelings […]

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Jean Francois Noubel TEDx

Jean-François Noubel tells it better

My dear friend Jean-François Noubel, leading researcher and author on Collective Intelligence, co-founder of AOL France, martial arts specialist, founder of the Collective Intelligence Institute… and one of the greatest human being I met, wrote an article about my own research and latest book “Chaos, a user’s guide” on his website. By the way his […]

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in transition

In Transition Projects: Order Emerging from Chaos!

In transition projects: order emerging from chaos! I get very excited by transition projects. They offer many answers for a sustainable development in our communities. I love how they are efficient, realistic and most important great fun. I really see these project as order emerging from chaos. If you don’t know about transition projects and […]

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Get the book

In this brilliant and provocative book, covering everything from personal relationships to energy supply to the way we teach our kids, Bruno Marion looks beneath the surface of the seemingly nonsensical events of our lives and unveils hidden patterns based on Chaos Theory and fractal images. Through this innovative lens, he offers us a radical […]

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Love fire

A new love-relationship?

Human beings rarely live in isolation. So how relations between human beings can evolve? Love and couple history Let us look at couples and the past. We can classify the evolution of the relations of a couple into several phases: Physical, sexual love: in the hunter/gatherer era, the essential aim of a relationship was survival, […]

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Ethics

A new World Ethic?

Western ethics = guilt Ethics are a very important aspect of cultures and they strongly influence our way of living together. Every culture has its own ethic and today these ethics are clashing increasingly in a turbulent and chaotic manner. Western ethics is essentially based on the relation to good and evil which leads us […]

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The Search for the True Being

The lost being? We saw in a previous article that we went from a single identity to multiple ones that change ever more quickly. And paradoxically, while these multiple, fractal identities appear, we seek for authenticity in the other. So how should we be multiple and authentic at the same time? Who is authentic? It […]

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identity crisis

Fractal Identities, who am I?

Towards a general burn-out? I recently met a very dear friend who frequently complained to me that she suffered because of the hugely discomforting disparity between her personal values and those imposed by her daily professional life. But like many, she had learnt to ‘live with it’ and got used to it. I heard recently […]

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Collapse or Breakthrough?

Collapse or Breakthrough? Isaac Asimov, the visionary science-fiction writer, recounts in one of his short stories the narrative of a people that from generation to generation, from civilization to civilization, ask a gigantic computer: “Will we be capable one day of beating the second principle of thermodynamics?”  And for generations on end, for centuries after […]

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Family

Kevin’s Life, the new Family?

The grand-parents John and Mary are 70 and 71 today. They have two children: their son Mark, who is 43 today and their daughter Sophia who is 39. John was born in a small town near Cincinati. It is in this town that he went to school. Then he started working in a factory in […]

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