Glossary

A LITTLE LIST OF TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 

Hellas: Ελλάδα, Elláda Greek for Greece.

Hierarchy –Heiros (sacred) and Archy (order)

Hysteresis refers to how a system responds, or more specifically, the return path taken following some disturbance or change due to cumulative effects. When the system follows a different path upon return to its former state, this is called a hysteresis effect.

Panarchy

Parea: (Gr.) A Parea in Greek culture is a group of friends who regularly gather together to share their experiences about life, their philosophies, values and ideas. The Parea is really a venue for the growth of the human spirit, the development of friendships and the exploration of ideas to enrich our quality of life that is all too brief in time. In Greece, the Parea is a long-lasting circle and cycle of life nourished by the people who participate.

Philoxenia

Philotimo

Politieia

Prototype

SIZ: The Systemic Innovation Zone

 

Axladitsa-Avatakia

Chaos

Chamos

Chronos -/ Kairos

Ecology (oikos)

Economy

Empathy

Demos

Democratia

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