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Walking the Tightrope

Tightrope Elastic Mind [tweetmeme] Ever feel like you're walking a tightrope? That's because you are. We all are. All complex adaptive systems (that's you!) walk a tightrope between too much structure and too little.

Too much structure...

and chaos! Organic systems become rigid and unresponsive to their environment and they eventually die.

To little structure...

and chaos! Organic systems become overly sensitive to environmental disturbances. They can't maintain their organization and eventually disintegrate.

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