Digital Life Collective

Calling all mappers!


In a recent mapping conversation about "gather(ing) all the externalities, all the consequences, into a shared global economic map", some questions about the dangers of assumptions came up:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at


Thanks Christina Bowen for the post. Capra’s Systems View of Life was extremely enlightening for me. I never realized systems thinking was meant to help highlight a divergent view of evolution. I love the concepts of symbiogenesis and looking forward to learning more. I’ve been diving deep again into Capra, after reading him in school I’m finally hearing many of his points that I missed the first time!

Also thanks for the reminder “A community’s relationship to its map is of primary importance, not the map as an artifact” This has been an important message as I facilitate some mapping in Seattle.