The evolution of the Systems Model of Creativity (Csikszentmihalyi 1988-onwards)
A filmed PowerPoint presentation of a paper: “Weapons of Mass Instruction: Memetic Engineering and Directed Biocultural Evolution” (40 mins) given by JT Velikovsky at the `Initiating Change by Design’ Symposium, at University of Western Sydney in 2014.
An analysis of how movie pitches (hybrid memes) work.
Quotes from Steven Pinker, from a chapter in `Evolution, Literature, Film: A Reader’ (2010).
An engaging and fun reading list for anyone who is interested in: Consilience – the unification of knowledge. i.e., Science meets the Creative Arts/Humanities, by way of – Social Science. Also (sometimes) known as “The Third Culture”.
Why use `the evolutionary perspective’ to analyze and understand: Story, Screenplay and Movie – success ?
A summary and excerpts from `Introduction to Systems Philosophy: Toward a New Paradigm of Contemporary Thought’ (Laszlo)
Key concepts in Systems Theory & Cybernetics – and: Biological and Cultural Evolution as systems