Meta-contextuality, Bongard games, systems thinking, consultancy, transformation

I presented at SCiO (www.scio.org.uk) on Bongard games and concepts of meta-contextuality — slides (with spoilers!) at the dropbox link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jvsv50okntx6tw6/2017-10-16%20Metacontextuality%20and%20bongard%20games%20v1.1BT%20for%20circulation.pdf?dl=0

This is an element of the RedQuadrant Leading Transformation blended training — watch this space!

This was a curated and stirred presentation drawn mainly from these sources:

•A first lesson in meta-rationality — David Chapman https://meaningness.com/metablog/bongard-meta-rationality 
Thanks @michaelthaber for the tweet that set me off down this path!

•The Fleas in the Jar Experiment. Who Kills Innovation? The Jar, The Fleas or Both? Chris Bolton https://whatsthepont.com/2017/01/29/the-fleas-in-the-jar-experiment-who-kills-innovation-the-jar-the-fleas-or-both/

•Locking our own orientation — Chet Richards https://slightlyeastofnew.com/2017/02/23/locking-our-own-orientation/

•Symmathesy: A Word in Progress — Nora Bateson https://norabateson.wordpress.com/2015/11/03/symmathesy-a-word-in-progress

•A glimpse at the metaphysics of Bongard problems — Alexandre Linhares http://app.ebape.fgv.br/comum/arq/Linhares2.pdf

•Metarationality: a messy introduction — https://drossbucket.wordpress.com/2017/09/30/metarationality-a-messy-introduction/

Supporting sources

•Overview: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bongard_problem

•Harry Foundalis, Bongard maven: http://www.foundalis.com/res/diss_research.html

•Bongard game ‘rules’ (there are none, really): http://www.foundalis.com/res/invalBP.html

•Index of Bongard problems: http://www.foundalis.com/res/bps/bpidx.htm

•Hofstader: Godel, Escher, Bach: the eternal golden braid pp. 646–662

•NB https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raven%27s_Progressive_Matrices — identify the missing element that completes a pattern