Reality Check Please…

I must admit I really enjoy the use of the verb “communicate” in Modern Greek slang as a “certification of sanity.” “Epikinonis? (do you…communicate?),” my daughters ask me every time I say something that sounds crazy to them … and they couldn’t be more accurate. This “certification of sanity” necessitates three important prerequisites. First, it […]

The Law of Requisite Variety

There is a little treasure of knowledge hidden in a very small phrase that comes more and more often to my mind these days… I would like to share it with you. In 1956, W. Ross Ashby, an English psychiatrist and a pioneer in cybernetics, stated that “only variety can destroy variety”, meaning that if […]