Stop looking at the trees and see the forest!
Discover hidden patterns in nature and society and what this will tell you about global crisis management: In an interconnected world, we need to think in a networked way and to examine complex phenomena, such as pandemics, climate crises and the destabilization of ecosystems, as parts of a larger whole. Complexity scientist Dirk Brockmann takes a look at the crises of our time, searching for patterns, regularities and similarities between them and the complex processes in nature. In doing so, he draws highly insightful connections – for example, between forest fires and epidemics, and between populism and fish in search of food – and reveals what we can learn from them. Can we save humanity, that is, ourselves? There is hope – if we have the courage to embrace reductionism, think in an anti-disciplinary way, and focus on cooperation.