Every organism represents a system, by which term we mean a complex of elements in mutual interaction. From this obvious statement the limitations of the analytical and summative conceptions must follow. First, it is impossible to resolve the phenomena of life completely into elementary units; for each individual part and each individual event depends not only on conditions within itself, but also to a greater or lesser extent on the conditions within the whole, or within superordinate units of which it is a part. Hence the behavior of an isolated part is, in general, different from its behavior within the context of the whole… Secondly, the actual whole shows properties that are absent from its isolated parts. - Von Bertalanffy
Indeed, most have been designed so that outside software — including anti-virus programmes — can never be installed."
‘Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe. ’ - Alan Watts"
If the social system is the disease, then those who appoint themselves to assist its operation are the tumors and lesions. Voting with ballots or assuming that what you choose to spend money on is going to change the way this world works is delusion.
It’s going to take a new approach—a parallel power to shift the tide—and, whether we are aware of it or not, this is slowly happening right now [in the world around us]. And the question is, ‘Where are you in this interest and do you even care?’"