Complexity described

Posted by  Mark Schenk —September 19, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

Here is a great quote from Ursula K. LeGuin that succinctly describes complexity. It was posted by Kathleen Osta to the Open Space List earlier today.

The only thing that makes life possible

is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;

not knowing what comes next

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2 Responses to “Complexity described”

  1. avi Says:

    Do you imply that uncertaintly is complexity?

  2. patti digh Says:

    i love reading anecdote from my little place here in North Carolina (USA). imagine my surprise to see Kathleen Osta’s name here today – she lives in the town where I live. Small world, from Asheville to Australia and back again…! – patti

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