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Klapp, Orrin E.

  • [1986]  Overload and Boredom: essays on the quality of life in the information society, 1986
  • [1978]  Opening and Closing; strategies and information adaptation in society. Cambridge University Press. 1978
  • [1975]  Opening and Closing in Open Systems. Behavioral Science, 20, 1975, 4, pp. 251-257
  • [1964]  Symbolic Leaders: public drama and public men. Chicago, Aldine, 1964
  • [1962]  Heroes, Villains and Fools: The Changing American Character. Prentice-Hall, 1962

Kairos documents referencing any of the above



[2018]:  Symbolizing Collective Remembering Otherwise [Refs]

[2017]:  Reconciling Symbols of Islam, Judaism and Christianity [Refs]

[2017]:  Jerusalem as a Symbolic Singularity [Refs]

[2017]:  Cognitive Osmosis in a Knowledge-based Civilization [Refs]

[2016]:  Radical Disaffection Engendered by Elitist Groupthink? [Refs]

[2016]:  Global Economy of Truth as a Ponzi Scheme [Refs]

[2016]:  Evoking Castalia as Envisaged, Entoned and Embodied -- informed by the bertsolitaria process ? [Refs]

[2015]:  Enhancing Strategic Discourse Systematically using Climate Metaphors [Refs]

[2014]:  Is the World View of a Holy Father Necessarily Full of Holes? [Refs]

[2013]:  University of Ignorance [Refs]

[2012]:  Way Round Cognitive Ground Zero and Pointlessness? [Refs]

[2012]:  Transcending Simplistic Binary Contractual Relationships [Refs]

[2012]:  Exploring the Hidden Mysteries of Oxfams Doughnut: Boundary comprehension challenges for an Earth Summit [Refs]

[2012]:  Convergence of 30 Disabling Global Trends [Refs]

[2012]:  Configuring the Varieties of Experiential Nothingness [Refs]

[2012]:  12 Mindsets Ensuring Disappearance of Employment Opportunities [Refs]

[2011]:  Strategic Complexity -- Attracting Consensus [Refs]

[2011]:  Monkeying with Global Governance [Refs]

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

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

[2011]:  Global Brane Comprehension Enabling a Higher Dimensional Big Tent? [Refs]

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

[2010]:  Harmony-Comprehension and Wholeness-Extending [Refs]

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

[2010]:  Adaptive Hypercycle of Sustainable Psychosocial Self-organization [Refs]

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

[2009]:  Geometry of Thinking for Sustainable Global Governance [Refs]

[2009]:  Engaging with Globality: through cognitive lines, circlets, crowns or holes [Refs]

[2008]:  Strategic Challenge of Polysensorial Knowledge: bringing the "elephant" into "focus" [Refs]

[2008]:  Psychodynamics of collective engagement with polyhedral value configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  Climate Change as a Metaphor of Social Change [Refs]

[2007]:  Tuning a Periodic Table of Religions, Epistemologies and Spirituality: including the sciences and other belief systems [Refs]

[2006]:  Governance through Pattern Language: creative cognitive engagement contrasted with abdication of responsibility [Refs]

[2006]:  Council of the Whys: emergent wisdom through configuration of why-question dynamics [Refs]

[2005]:  Sustainability through the Dynamics of Strategic Dilemmas: in the light of the coherence and visual form of the Mandelbrot set [Refs]

[2005]:  Cardioid Attractor Fundamental to Sustainability: 8 transactional games forming the heart of sustainable relationship [Refs]

[2004]:  Spontaneous Initiation of Armageddon -- a heartfelt response to systemic negligence [Refs]

[2004]:  Dynamically Gated Conceptual Communities [Refs]

[2004]:  Configuring Conceptual Polarities in Questing: metaphoric pointers to self-reflexive coherence [Refs]

[2003]:  Evoking Authenticity: through polyhedral global configuration of local paradoxes [Refs]

[2001]:  Simulating a Global Brain: using networks of international organizations, world problems, strategies, and values [Refs]

[2000]:  Metaphoric entrapment in time: avoiding the trap of Project Logic [Refs]

[1994]:  The Future of Leadership: reframing the unknown [Refs]

[1991]:  Participative Democracy vs. Participative Drama: lessons on social transformation for international organizations from Gorbachev [Refs]

[1991]:  Metaphors as Transdisciplinary Vehicles of the Future [Refs]

[1991]:  Comprehensible Policy-making: Guiding Metaphors and Configuring Choices (Part II) [Refs]

[1986]:  Review of Frameworks for the Representation of alternative Conceptual Orderings as Determined by Linguistic and Cultural Contexts [Refs]

[1983]:  Development through Alternation [Refs]

[s.d.]:  Metaphor as a Language for Global Governance [Refs]

[s.d.]:  Les Metaphores comme Vehicules Transdisciplinaires de lAvenir [Refs]