"In comparing social with cerebral organisations one important feature of the brain should be kept in mind; we find no boss in the brain, no oligarchic ganglion or glandular Big Brother. Within our heads our very lives depend on equality of opportunity, on specialisation with versatility, on free communication and just restraint, a freedom without interference." Grey Walter

@neil Later on Stafford Beer also observes that the brain is neither fully centralised nor completely decentralised. Instead it's some complicated diversity of tactics operating holistically.

Follow

@bob

> complicated diversity of tactics operating holistically

This feels also the best approach to political organisation, also.
I'm reading Anarchist Cybernetics at the moment which proposes the viable system model as a means to describe strategy as well as tactics in anarchist organising.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
social.coop

A Fediverse instance for people interested in cooperative and collective projects.