Transitional Absurdity: Contemporary Craziness and Its Antidote (Or How the Ludicrous Can Co-Exist With Hope)

The Creative Systems Theory concept pf Transitional Absurdity describes how a lot that we can find most disturbing—indeed ludicrous—in our time is predicted by how change in human systems works. It is an essential tool for the culturally mature leader’s tools bag. It’s implications can be disturbing. But it is ultimately consistent with hope and helps make essential distinctions as we look to the future.

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Pertinent Links

Humanity’s Crisis of Purpose

Postmodern/Constructivist Scenarios


Climate Change: How Asking the Wrong Question Produces Results That Are, In Effect,Suicidal

Health Care Delivery as Political Crazy-maker

Partisan Gridlock

What Cultural Maturity is Not #2: Postmodern Pseudo-Significance

What Cultural Maturity it Not #1: Techno-Utopian Delusions


Integrative Meta-Perspective: Making Sense of Cultural Maturity’s Cognitive Reordering

The Future of Education

The Key to Artificial Intelligence Not Being the End of Us

Advertising and Art

Child Abuse and the Marketplace

The Future of Religion