A Dynamic Model for Society

  • V. H. Brix
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 5)


This idea is a generalisation which somehow seems to background everything else under discussion. The idea is captured from the longest-focus setting of our systemic spectacles. “Things” are “things” because they are relatively unchanging. In analysing them we discern various mechanisms which seem to us to cause them to “unchange,” to be “things” and thus to survive. It is, of course, not clear whether they “owe” their survival to such mechanisms as a prime cause, or, that they themselves in a sense are the mechanisms which are just happening to reduce change and are thus inseparable from and inherent in, the things we perceive.


Trade Union Coercive Power Eastern Bloc Trade Union Membership Power Drift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. H. Brix
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  1. 1.The Pantiles, Churchland LaneSedlescombe, Battle, SussexUK

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