Structural Insecurities/Instabilities

The use of conflicts in communication leads to expectable, that is, structural, insecurities. A society that constructs greater complexity must therefore find forms for creating and tolerating structural insecurity. (Luhmann, Social Systems, p. 378) A structural insecurity is a predictable insecurity. Another term Luhmann uses is structural instability.¬†Structural instability/insecurity is caused by contradictions, and it […]

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