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Diamond, Jared M.

  • [2012]  The World Until Yesterday: what can we learn from traditional societies?. Viking Adult, 2012
  • [2005]  Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. Viking Books, 2005
  • [2004]  Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. Viking, 2004
  • [1997]  Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies. W.W. Norton, 1997

Kairos documents referencing any of the above



[2018]:  Group of 7 Dwarfs: Future-blind and Warning-deaf [Refs]

[2018]:  Club of Rome Reports and Bifurcations: a 50-year overview [Refs]

[2018]:  Capital Punishment of Canon Fodder [Refs]

[2017]:  Reframing the Art of Non-Decision-Making [Refs]

[2017]:  Cognitive Implications in 3D of Triadic Symbols Valued in 2D [Refs]

[2017]:  64 Questions for the Environmental Conservationists of the World [Refs]

[2016]:  Global Challenge of the Global Challenge [Refs]

[2016]:  Existential Challenge of Detecting Todays Big Lie [Refs]

[2015]:  Dreamables, Deniables, Deliverables and Duende [Refs]

[2014]:  Transcending an Asystemic View of Life [Refs]

[2014]:  Resource Insights from Plus or Minus 12 People on a Liferaft [Refs]

[2014]:  Now as the Ultimate Cognitive Strange Attractor [Refs]

[2014]:  Metascience Enabling Upgrades to the Scientific Process [Refs]

[2014]:  Flowering of Civilization -- Deflowering of Culture [Refs]

[2014]:  Encycling Problematic Wickedness for Potential Humanity [Refs]

[2014]:  Correspondences between Traditional Constellations and Pattern Languages [Refs]

[2014]:  Challenges More Difficult for Science than Going to Mars [Refs]

[2014]:  Being neither Dead nor Alive [Refs]

[2013]:  Vigorous Application of Derivative Thinking to Derivative Problems [Refs]

[2013]:  University of Ignorance [Refs]

[2013]:  Risk-enhancing Cognitive Implications of the Basic Mathematical Operations [Refs]

[2013]:  Metaphors To Die By [Refs]

[2013]:  Eliciting a Universe of Meaning [Refs]

[2013]:  Civilization as a Global Configuration of Silences [Refs]

[2013]:  Circumventing Invasive Internet Surveillance with Carrier Pigeons [Refs]

[2012]:  Unthought as Cognitive Foundation of Global Civilization [Refs]

[2012]:  Paradoxes of Engaging with the Ultimate in any Guise [Refs]

[2012]:  Implication of Indwelling Intelligence in Global Confidence-building [Refs]

[2012]:  Beware of Legality, Accountability, Marketability, Security! [Refs]

[2011]:  Ungovernability of Sustainable Global Democracy? [Refs]

[2011]:  Reintegration of a Remaindered World [Refs]

[2011]:  Primary Global Reserve Currency: the Con? [Refs]

[2011]:  Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse [Refs]

[2011]:  Massive Elicitation of Psychosocial Energy [Refs]

[2011]:  Mapping Paralysis and Tokenism in the Face of Potential Global Disaster [Refs]

[2011]:  Implication of Toroidal Transformation of the Crown of Thorns: Design challenge to enable integrative comprehension [Refs]

[2011]:  Iconic Extrajudicial Execution of Jesus through Osama by US? [Refs]

[2011]:  Humanitarian Disaster or Act of God -- Dangerous Implication in Practice? [Refs]

[2011]:  Gruesome but Necessary: Global governance in the 21st Century? [Refs]

[2011]:  En-joying the World through En-joying Oneself [Refs]

[2011]:  Embodiment of Change: Comprehension, Traction and Impact? [Refs]

[2011]:  Anticipating Future Strategic Triple Whammies [Refs]

[2010]:  Warp and Weft of Future Governance [Refs]

[2010]:  Strategic Embodiment of Time: Configuring questions fundamental to change [Refs]

[2010]:  Implication of Personal Despair in Planetary Despair [Refs]

[2010]:  Epistemological Panic in the face of Nonduality [Refs]

[2010]:  Engendering Invagination and Gastrulation of Globalization [Refs]

[2010]:  Cognitive Implications of Lifestyle Diseases of Rich and Poor [Refs]

[2010]:  Circulation of the Light: Essential metaphor of global sustainability? [Refs]

[2009]:  Remedies to Global Crisis: "Allopathic" or "Homeopathic"? [Refs]

[2009]:  Periodic Pattern of Human Life [Refs]

[2009]:  Overpopulation Debate as a Psychosocial Hazard [Refs]

[2009]:  Entangled Tales of Memetic Disaster [Refs]

[2009]:  Enabling Strategies for Viable Futures [Refs]

[2009]:  Emerging Memetic Singularity in the Global Knowledge Society [Refs]

[2009]:  Abuse of Faith in Governance: Mystery of the Unasked Question [Refs]

[2008]:  Towards Polyhedral Global Governance: complexifying oversimplistic strategic metaphors [Refs]

[2008]:  Systemic Crises as Keys to Systemic Remedies: a metaphorical Rosetta Stone for future strategy? [Refs]

[2008]:  Systemic Crises as Keys to Systemic Remedies: a metaphorical Rosetta Stone for future strategy? [Refs]

[2008]:  Self-reflective Embodiment of Transdisciplinary Integration (SETI): the universal criteria of species maturity? [Refs]

[2008]:  Memetic and Information Diseases in a Knowledge Society: speculations towards the development of cures and preventive measures [Refs]

[2008]:  Irresponsible Dependence on a Flat Earth Mentality -- in response to global governance challenges [Refs]

[2008]:  Institutionalized Shunning of Overpopulation Challenge: incommunicability of fundamentally inconvenient truth [Refs]

[2008]:  Governing Civilization through Civilizing Governance: global challenge for a turbulent future [Refs]

[2008]:  Embodying Values Dynamically through Alternation: Integrating sets of polarized static values through indicative metaphor [Refs]

[2008]:  Climate Change and the Elephant in the Living Room [Refs]

[2008]:  Celebrating the Value of Deadly Problems Worldwide [Refs]

[2008]:  Being What You Want: problematic kataphatic identity vs. potential of apophatic identity? [Refs]

[2008]:  An Inconvenient Truth about any Inconvenient Truth [Refs]

[2007]:  From ECHELON to NOLEHCE: enabling a strategic conversion to a faith-based global brain [Refs]

[2007]:  Climbing Elven Stairways: DNA as a macroscopic metaphor of polarized psychodynamics [Refs]

[2007]:  Challenge of Nonviolent Population Decimation: Reducing effects of overpopulation on resources and climate change by major reduction in the height of people [Refs]

[2007]:  Archetypal Otherness -- "DNA vs. I Ching": Climbing Elven Stairways (Part B) [Refs]

[2004]:  Dynamically Gated Conceptual Communities [Refs]