The wisdom of herds: How
social mood moves the world, by John Casti
To see what our world might be like tomorrow, next year or next decade, we need to spend time and money investigating "social mood".
Freedom, by Stafford Beer
By advocating a new insistence on variety reducing methods which worked in a bygone epoch, we advocate precisely the wrong thing, and seal our doom. THIS is the real threat to all we hold most dear. (pdf)
History's Hidden Engine, documentary by David Edmond
With the help of pop songs, news footage and cultural images that are familiar to everyone, this documentary shows how social mood drives trends in movies, music, fashion, finance, economics, politics, the media and war.
Socionomics is a new theory of social causality that offers fresh insights into collective human behavior. Over twenty years of empirical research demonstrates that social actions are not causal to changes in social mood, but rather changes in social mood motivate changes in social action.
The Socionomics Foundation provides education and funds research exploring socionomic theory and how it can benefit individuals and institutions through a better understanding of the dynamics of social and cultural change.
Royal Society for
the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA)
A cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress for over 250 years.
Chance, risk, luck, uncertainty and probability.
The dynamics and implications of interactions among people in immersive virtual reality simulations.