Science inside D4

D4 connects:

Episode theory
Network theory
Chaos theory
Practical change

To gain powerful insights into how futures happen

Paper: The Science Inside D4

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The Science Inside D4 – Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

  • Introduction
  • Purpose
  • Definition
  • Origin
  • Differences
  • Relationship
  • Structure of the Note

EPISODES: THE CORE CONCEPT

  • Episodes
  • Episodes and Change
  • Prescriptive and Ascriptive Episodes
  • Episodes are bound together by inclusion
  • Episodes are connected by sharing
  • All episodes are joined by dependency
  • Causation

NETWORKS

  • Networks and Language
  • Networks and Brain Function
  • Degrees of Separation

DYNAMIC INSTABILITY

  • What is Dynamic Instability?
  • Critical Mass
  • Practical use of Dynamic Instability

BEHAVIORAL AND CULTURAL CHANGE

  • Understanding Behavior in the Face of Change
  • Enabling Behavioral Change
  • Coercing Behavioral Change
  • Rationalizing Investment in Change

There is no way in which the future, which does not yet exist, can influence anything that happens in the present – no way, except one: through an image of a future that exists in one’s conscious awareness of the world, the kind of awareness that chronesthesia makes possible.

Endel Tulving, Psychologist