Would You Stand up to an Oppressive Regime or Would You Conform?

Regimes therefore supplement rewards and punishments with self-policed norms, rules and conventions. A “good” party comrade or a member of a religious cult or terrorist group will learn that they are supposed to obey orders, root out opposition and not question authority – and enforce these norms on their fellows. via Would You Stand up …

PODCAST: Beyond markets: sense-making and organising, in a world of open networks

Our conversation with John Robb suggests that there’s no way we can get away with ignoring the question concerning technology, as society literally “becomes a technological artifact”. Yet, the emergent future of organizing may not disrupt or obsolete the existing markets but rather coexist and transcend them creating a space where you’re only as smart …