Putting Consciousness to the Test

Lucy Reading-Ikkanda/Quanta Magazine
Human hierarchy of cybernetics, the larger framework in which human consciousness develops. If we extend the diagram from the microcosmos to the macrocosmos, we would put the universe above humanity (Milsom/Laszlo, in Cybernetics: Theory and Application 1983)
Taiji (tàijí “great pole” or “supreme ultimate”) from Neo-Confucianist philosopher Zhou Dunyi (1017–1073).

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Jan Krikke

Jan Krikke

Author of When India Eclipses China Futurist Lawrence H. Taub on the Unexpected 21st Century