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Capitalism: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity. To use the metaphor of our era, we are running an extractive, growth-driven economic operating system that has reached the limits of its ability to serve anyone, rich or poor, human or corporate.

Capitalism: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

Moreover, we’re running it on super computers and digital networks that accelerate and amplify all its effects. Growth is the single, uncontested, core command of the digital economy… An operating system designed by 13th century Moorish accountants looking for a way to preserve the aristocracy of Europe has worked as promised. It turned the marketplace into one giant debtors’ prison. It is not only unfit for the needs of a 21st century digital society; central currency is the core mechanism of the growth trap. Douglas Rushkoff, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus.

The Memetic Tribes Of Culture War 2.0. The Kohlberg-Wilber Fallacy, Part 2: Why your level of moral judgment does not predict your morality. An independent forum for a critical discussion of the integral philosophy of Ken Wilber Today is: Friday, June 18, 2021 Publication dates of essays (month/year) can be found under "Essays".

The Kohlberg-Wilber Fallacy, Part 2: Why your level of moral judgment does not predict your morality

Dr. Joseph Dillard is a psychotherapist with over forty year’s clinical experience treating individual, couple, and family issues. Dr. Part 1 | Part 2 Joseph Dillard. Home - Institute for Cultural Evolution.


Good news for nihilists? Life is meaningless after all, say philosophers. If embarking on a second year of shutdowns, social restrictions, constant health risks, and existential dread has eroded your sense of life's ultimate meaning and purpose, a new report by philosophers in Britain and Australia may offer a double whammy of encouragement.

Good news for nihilists? Life is meaningless after all, say philosophers

First, you're absolutely right, they say. Life is meaningless. Second, this fact poses no significant problems or threats. "In fact, there are good things that might come out of it," said Tracy Llanera, research fellow at the University of Notre Dame Australia in Sydney and assistant research professor at the University of Connecticut.

"I think that shift in perspective will just open a lot more philosophical and practical possibilities for people. " The Art of Practice: Introducing ILP. Oin Lisa Frost and Corey deVos in a new monthly series that will explore how to bring more depth and artistry to our Integral Life Practice — the very best and most effective practices to help you Wake Up, Grow Up, Clean Up, and Show Up in your life, your relationships, and your work in the world.

The Art of Practice: Introducing ILP

Integral is itself a practice-based theory. “Integral Methodological Pluralism” is just a fancy way of saying, “here are all of the available practices that are available to us — practices that reveal everything we know about life, the universe, and everything. And here’s how to put all of those practices together, so we can better understand our reality, lead better/more fulfilling lives, and leave the universe and everything in better shape than we found it.” In other words, practice is at the very core of integral. How do we grow up? These aren’t just conversations about integral map-making — they’re about actually living in the integral territory. The sinister, secret history of a food that everybody loves. Amy Cavenaile, The Washington Post, iStock When Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic in search of Pacific spices 500 years ago, it was a famous miscalculation.

The sinister, secret history of a food that everybody loves

Columbus instead made landfall in the Caribbean among the Taíno, a peaceful people who lacked any peppercorn or nutmeg or mace — but who had mastered an equally important plant. Intro to Integral Theory in 6mins. The Integral Movement Is An Anti-Capitalist Movement: ITC Debate Preamble. This is the 7 min opening statement to the Democracy 3D debate for this year’s Integral Theory Conference.

The Integral Movement Is An Anti-Capitalist Movement: ITC Debate Preamble

I may or may not say any or all of this at Sonoma State in July. ITC: Capitalism panel preamble: or the integral movement is an anti-capitalist movement Zak Stein The weak version of my argument is that integral practitioners should at least know what they are getting involved in when they support capitalist initiatives. We must be aware of capitalism as an integral and dynamic totality, and not harbor illusions about what capitalism is, where it came from, and how it works. Robert Kegan. Robert Kegan (born 24 August 1946) is an American developmental psychologist and author.

Robert Kegan

He is the William and Miriam Meehan Professor in Adult Learning and Professional Development at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Additionally he is the Educational Chair for the Institute for Management and Leadership in Education and the Co-director for the Change Leadership Group.[1] He is a licensed psychologist and practicing therapist, lectures widely to professional and lay audiences, and consults in the area of professional development.[2] Education and early career[edit] Analytica. The Baroque as Infinite Sets I was overjoyed to discover Badiou because he formalized through pure mathematics something that I had known and tried to express in other ways for so long: that philosophy, science, existence itself is axiomatic - or decisional - not descriptive.


There is no truth or God or tao in the sense of the one out there regulating the particular in hierarchical fashion. Any particular "reality" is a contraction of the infinite - which is why there is no reality - only realities or worlds. And no logic only logics. The logics or rules of the game which found these worlds are axiomatic - they are decided as an event - and thus are not separate from the very foundational existence of these worlds. What Lacan calls the object a is an excellent example of a founding event inaccessible to the logic of the particular world (in this case a human one) built on this.

Integral Life Practice Peterborough. A Singularity in All Four Quadrants. The Singularity: Rupture or Rapture?

A Singularity in All Four Quadrants

There is an old analogy about an ancient emperor of China and the inventor of chess that is often used to help understand the speed of technological growth. According to the story, once the emperor became aware of the game of chess, he sent a message throughout the kingdom seeking to reward its inventor, offering anything within his power to give for such an exceptional game. Cindy Wigglesworth: Spiritual Intelligence: Living as Your Higher Self. Who are your spiritual heroes -- those people you would think of as exemplary human beings?

Cindy Wigglesworth: Spiritual Intelligence: Living as Your Higher Self

And what characteristics do you admire in them? When I ask people these questions, they cite similar characteristics time and again. A global community of leaders, artists, and visionaries.... Alan Tonkin - Different Values: Different Democracy. Differing Values Systems require Differing Types of Democracy byAlan Tonkin29 June 2005 Alan Tonkin was Chairman of the Global Values Network Group whose web site was one of the most advanced in the world at using Spiral Dynamics to monitor shifts in societies and assess impacts at both national, international and even global levels.

Alan generously allowed this piece, written for the GVN site, to be published here. In looking at the world with its widely varying values systems it is interesting to see how the word 'democracy' means different things to different people. An example of this is when leaders from the Western developed world speak of democracy they generally mean constitutional democracy based on a universal franchise, multi-party system.

Eight Perspectives On Integral Trans-Partisan Politics. Beams and Struts employs commenting guidelines that we expect all readers to bear in mind when commenting at the site. Please take a moment to read them before posting - if you already have one. Comment Link Monday, 26 November 2012 18:32 posted by Lincoln Merchant This is awesome!!! @Kaine: You said "The solution, he seems to imply, is a structural change not only within the two-party system (which he seems to equate with democracy in this video) but into changing the legislature into more of a parliamentary system. The Way Things Are - The Anatomy of Reality. The Rise And Fall of Ken Wilber.

Frank Visser on Ken Wilber. Integral. Integral... Integral Basics. Spiral Dynamics. In spiral dynamics, the term vmeme refers to a core value system, acting as an organizing principle, which expresses itself through memes (self-propagating ideas, habits, or cultural practices). The superscript letter v indicates these are not basic memes but value systems which include them. An Overview of Integral Theory. "The word integral means comprehensive, inclusive, non-marginalizing, embracing.

Integral approaches to any field attempt to be exactly that: to include as many perspectives, styles, and methodologies as possible within a coherent view of the topic. In a certain sense, integral approaches are “meta-paradigms,” or ways to draw together an already existing number of separate paradigms into an interrelated network of approaches that are mutually enriching. "1 – Ken Wilber The world has never been so complex as it is right now—it is mind boggling and at times emotionally overwhelming.

Home - MetaIntegral. Integral and Me: A Brief (Partial, but True) History of My Years as a Meta-Revolutionary. By | Posted on Feature Image: Kosmos – by Paulius Milišauskas via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The person who loves their dream of community will destroy community, but the person who loves those around them will create community. —Dietrich Bonhoeffer Introduction In July 2015 I attended the Fourth International Integral Theory Conference, a four-day event hosted by the MetaIntegral Foundation, held at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California—a congenial setting for a gathering of minds, though drought had parched the surrounding land of much of its green.

Awake with Others.