O'Reilly logo

The Power of Spirit by Harrison Owen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

chapter 3Chaos, Order, and the Creative Process

IN THE FIRST BLUSH OF EXCITEMENT generated by the appearance of chaos theory, there was a fixation on chaos. Blame it on the media if you like, because chaos was news, and order was not. Chaos theory, however, is actually a misnomer, for the news was not so much about chaos, but rather the apparent contradiction that chaos has an order, or perhaps better said, order emerges in the midst of chaos.37

Truth to tell, the real excitement was neither chaos nor order, but rather what happens in between, which we might call creation. Somehow, in the great dance taking place between chaos and order, something new emerges. That “new thing” could be a living cell, a small creature, you, your friends, or a ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required