Let me begin by discussing some dramatic recent developments in our understanding of the nature of life (see Capra, 2002). Over the past ten years, molecular biologists have been engaged in one of the most ambitious projects in modern science, the attempt to identify and map the complete genetic sequence of the human species, which […]
Institution: Center for Ecoliteracy
Fritjof Capra, PhD, physicist and systems theorist, is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy, which is dedicated to promoting ecology and systems thinking in primary and secondary education. Dr. Capra is the author of several international bestsellers, including The Tao of Physics, The Turning Point, and The Web of Life. This article is based on his book, The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living.