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Unformatted text preview: Under modern conditions, as a consequence of functional differentiation, only one societal system can exist. Its communication network spreads across the globe. It integrates all world horizons as horizons of one communicative system (Luhmann 178) **What are benefits and risks of the world as a total system? **To what extent does global communication overcome specialized codes? Hyper Complexity-All planning processes get caught up within the system-Hyper-complexity: a system contains within itself a description of its own complexity Evolution: not planned, accidental-Hyper-complexity speeds up systemic evolution...
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- Fall '07
- Social Theory