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Conceptual Spiral: How to Comprehend, Shape & Adapt to our Ever-Changing World

Date:
Saturday, August 11
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Public Arcade at 550 Madison Ave
550 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022 US

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Organized by:
Center for Inquiry-New York City

Description:

“A careful examination will reveal a process of reaching across many perspectives, pulling each and every one apart (analyses), all the while intuitively looking for those parts of the disassembled perspectives which naturally interconnect with one another to form a higher order, more general elaboration (synthesis) of what is taking place. As a result, the process represents the key to evolve the tactics, strategies, goals, unifying themes, etc., that permit us to actively shape and adapt to the unfolding world we are a part of, live in, and feed upon.”

To get the most out of this conversation:

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Read the original presentation slides of John Boyd here: http://www.dnipogo.org/boyd/pdf/intro.pdf

Listen to the rare presentation by John Boyd himself here: https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL10569CDF59FE54A3 (eight short clips)

Read the entire John Boyd compendium here:
http://dnipogo.org/john-r-boyd/

Find out more about John Boyd by reading his biography, or by scanning through 450+ 4.5 star Amazon reviews of this book https://www.amazon.com/Boyd-Fighter-Pilot-Who-Changed/dp/0316796883
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[This is a Conversation based on John Boyd’s presentation on Conceptual Spiral. Reading of the short presentation & watching the presentation video is highly recommended but not required. ]

We will be joined by 20+ members of other conversation groups.