"Visa has elements of Jeffersonian democracy, it has elements of the free market, of government franchising – almost every kind of organization you can think about. But it is none of them. Like the body, the brain, and the biosphere, it's largely self-organizing." - Dee Hock, founder and chief executive officer emeritus of Visa International and Visa USA.
Peculiar image of the week. Via Massive Change. See also: Economy is Ecology.