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Appendix F

Systems Principles #2

From 'Out of Control', by Kevin Kelly

The Nine Laws of God

  • Distribute being

  • Control from the bottom up

  • Cultivate increasing returns

  • Grow by chunking

  • Maximize the fringes

  • Honor your errors

  • Pursue no optima; have multiple goals

  • Seek persistent disequilibrium

  • Change changes itself.


Kelly, Kevin. Out of Control. Basic Books. 1995-04-14. URL: Accessed: 2010-09-17. (Archived by WebCite® at