Trying to convince it to NOT drop out information is annoying but possible with persistence. Here I got – Claude2 I think – to keep the outline, ADD DDC’s I had on a list that I’d worked with, and then “have fun” and add additional DDCs that might be good.

Trying to convince it to NOT drop out information is annoying but possible with persistence. Here I got – Claude2 I think – to keep the outline, ADD DDC’s I had on a list that I’d worked with, and then “have fun” and add additional DDCs that might be good.

I. Fundamental Nature of Change

A. Change as intrinsic to being itself

1. Pervasive nature of change at macro and micro levels
2. Impossibility of static objects or fixed forms
3. All concepts and categories are unstable
4. 1.4 Research
5. 4 Data processing and computer science
6. 6.3 Artificial Intelligence
7. 629.892 Robotics
8. 629.8 Automation
9. 530 Physics
10. 501 Philosophy of science

B. Constant transformation underlies all apparent stability

1. Maintenance of stability requires constant work and adaptation
2. Stability is relative, temporary and context dependent
3. Steady states are dynamic equilibria
4. 370.15 Education – Learning theories
5. 158.1 Personal improvement and analysis
6. 179.9 Vocational guidance

C. Even continuity is sustained change

1. Persistence requires constant regeneration and reproduction
2. The unchanging is sustained by internal ongoing alteration
3. Continuity hides fundamental discontinuities
4. 158.12 Meditation
5. 152.4 Emotions
6. 142.7 Transpersonal psychology
7. 133 Parapsychology

D. Change as perspectival

1. Dependent on frame of reference and vantage point
2. What is changed depends on context and scale observed
3. Different observers perceive different transformations
4. 121.68 Epistemology – Analogy
5. 128.2 Philosophy of Mind
6. 150 Psychology
7. 153 Cognitive Psychology
8. 150.1952 Comparative psychology
9. 809.933 Metaphor
10. 302.2 Communication

E. Renewal through destruction

1. Destruction opens space for new forms and patterns
2. Death enables life through recycling of matter and energy
3. Old orders break down to allow novel configurations to emerge
4. 150.19 Parapsychology
5. 177.7 Ethics – Caring
6. 179 Ethics
7. 128.5 Ontology

II. Scales of Change

A. Quantum

1. Wavefunction collapse
2. Quantum tunneling and fluctuations
3. Excitation, decay and transitions
4. 530.12 Quantum theory
5. 530.145 Quantum computing

B. Subatomic

1. Radioactive decay
2. Nuclear fusion and fission
3. Fundamental particle interactions
4. 539.7 Physics – Subatomic particles

C. Molecular

1. Bond formations and breaks
2. Isomerizations and conformational changes
3. Chemical reactions
4. 401.9 Language universals
5. 547 Organic chemistry

D. Macromolecular

1. Protein folding and unfolding
2. Molecular assembly and disassembly
3. Genetic and epigenetic alterations
4. 572 Molecular biology

E. Cellular

1. Mitosis and cell division
2. Aging and senescence
3. Differentiation and specialization
4. 571.6 Cytology

F. Tissue

1. Growth and atrophy
2. Wound healing and regeneration
3. Remodeling and adaptation
4. 611 Human anatomy

G. Organismic

1. Developmental stages
2. Maturation and senescence
3. Body system interactions
4. 612.8233 Neurophysiology of imagination
5. 155.2 Developmental Psychology – Self-Esteem
6. 616.89 Communication disorders
7. 612 Physiology
8. 155 Developmental psychology

III. Drivers of Change

A. Thermodynamics

1. Spontaneous reactions favor lower energy states
2. Entropy increase drives dispersal and randomization
3. Order arises through local energy gradients
4. 536 Thermodynamics

B. Entropy production

1. Overall disorder increases on macro level
2. Self-organization arises from precise local order
3. Gradual increases in complexity amid background chaos
4. 539.721 Physics – Statistical mechanics

C. Self-organization

1. Structure evolves through dynamical instability
2. Pattern formation through nonlinear feedback
3. Emergence of order from component interactions
4. 303.3 Coordination and cooperation
5. 302 Social interaction
6. 636.088 Animal training
7. 577 Ecology

D. Feedback loops

1. Reentry of output as input affects ongoing dynamics
2. Reinforcing and counteractive feedback shapes behavior
3. Interlevel feedback links processes across scales
4. 621.382 Signal processing
5. 153.69 Nonverbal communication
6. 591.59 Animal communication
7. 616.89 Communication disorders
8. 612.8 Neuroscience

E. Information accumulation, transmission, modification

1. 28.5 Reading interests
2. 384.3 Telecommunications
3. 411 Writing systems
4. 303.483 Digital media
5. 004 Data processing

IV. Theories of Change

A. Dialectics

1. Constant struggle between opposing forces
2. Conflict leads to sublation into higher synthesis
3. Qualitative leaps through quantitative shifts
4. 110 Metaphysics
5. 142.7 Transpersonal psychology

B. Dynamical systems theory

1. Emergence of attractors from initial conditions
2. Bifurcations that lead to phase transitions
3. Limit cycles and chaotic dynamics
4. 515 Topology

C. Chaos/complexity sciences

1. Sensitivity to initial conditions
2. Emergence through self-organization
3. Far from equilibrium dynamics
4. 530.01 Chaos theory

D. Evolutionary theory

1. Variation through random mutation
2. Selection pressures shape differential reproduction
3. Emergence of novelty through adaptation
4. 150 Psychology
5. 572.8 Origin and evolution of life
6. 591.5 Animal behavior
7. 575 Genetics

E. Relativity and quantum theories

1. Einstein’s relativity of space and time
2. Quantum position-momentum uncertainty
3. Incompatibility of relativity and quantum mechanics
4. 128.3 Philosophy of time and space
5. 530.11 Relativity

V. Purpose and Direction

A. Self-organization

1. Formation of dissipative structures
2. Autocatalytic chemical cycles
3. Dynamic optimality and fitness maximization
4. 4 Knowledge
5. 501.9 Systems theory

B. Co-evolution

1. Mutual reciprocal shaping of coevolving systems
2. Changes in one system drive changes in the other
3. Interconnected change across scales
4. 574 Environmental sciences

C. Self-transcendence

1. Emergence of novel higher level entities
2. Increasing complexity and powers of agency
3. Growth of hierarchical organization and integrative capacity
4. 170 Ethics
5. 179.6 Ethics – Courage
6. 126.9 Jungian psychology

VI. Implications of Change

A. Impermanence

1. All phenomena are transient and fleeting
2. Attachment to fixed forms leads to suffering
3. Openness to constant flux brings acceptance
4. 204.4 Stress management
5. 158.1 Personal improvement

B. Interconnectedness

1. Nothing exists in isolation, everything is interrelated
2. Changes in one element impact the whole system
3. Responsibility to promote creative change
4. 649.1 Parenting techniques
5. 301.42 Sociology of the family
6. 306.874 Parenting
7. 302.5 Small groups

C. Uncertainty and possibility

1. Future is open and not predetermined
2. Constant novelty emerges from dynamic processes
3. Focus shifts from control to fostering emergent order
4. 649.7 Problem-solving for children
5. 1.942 Extraterrestrial life
6. 001.942 Futurology

D. Freedom and responsibility

1. Agency arises within constraints
2. Choices shape direction of change
3. We codetermine the futures that emerge
4. 362.7 Services for families and children
5. 303.372 Democracy

E. Adaptability and resilience

1. Ability to change with changing circumstances
2. Capacities for reconfiguration and transformation
3. Strengthening of feedback, regulation and buffering
4. 613 Personal health and safety
5. 371.102 Classroom management
6. 158.1 Personal improvement

F. Letting go of fixed identities

1. Release attachment to stable self-concepts
2. Embrace change and movement within processes
3. Adopt impersonal impartial view of constant flux
4. 155.6 Self psychology

G. Cultivation of wisdom

1. See change clearly and profoundly
2. Become at ease with impermanence and mystery
3. Act skillfully and compassionately amid flux
4. 150 Psychology
5. 395 Etiquette
6. 306.8 Family relationships
7. 930 History of ancient world
8. 950 History of Asia
9. 398.45 Mythology and legends
10. 700.1 Aesthetics
11. 791.43 Performing arts
12. 808.5 Rhetoric and writing
13. 808.83 Fiction writing
14. 809.387 Science fiction
15. 900 History
16. 320 Political science
17. 177 Ethics
18. 128 Philosophy
19. 121 Epistemology
20. 153.4 Perception
21. 153.6 Communication
22. 153.63 Thinking
23. 153.7 Attention
24. 153.9 Problem solving
25. 370 Education
26. 302.3 Diffusion of innovations
27. 158.1 Self-actualization
28. 303.482 Media studies

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