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Integral theory

Integral theory
Integral theory, a philosophy with origins in the work of Sri Aurobindo and Jean Gebser, and promoted by Ken Wilber, seeks a synthesis of the best of pre-modern, modern, and postmodern reality.[1] It is portrayed as a "theory of everything,"[2] and offers an approach "to draw together an already existing number of separate paradigms into an interrelated network of approaches that are mutually enriching."[1] It has been applied by scholar-practitioners in 35 distinct academic and professional domains as varied as organizational management and art.[1] Methodologies[edit] AQAL, pronounced "ah-qwul," is a widely used framework in Integral Theory. It is also alternatively called the Integral Operating System (IOS) or by various other synonyms. Sri Aurobindo, Jean Gebser, and Ken Wilber, have all made significant theoretical contributions to integral theory. AQAL Theory – Lines. Principles and Properties: Lines in all quadrants: “What am I aware of?” Contemporary figures[edit] Themes[edit] H.

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The Rise of the Cultural Creatives A NEW PHENOMENON is emerging in American culture, according to the results of a recent social research survey. We are at a watershed in history, when the country is shifting away from the modern technocratic society toward what sociologist Paul H. Ray calls "Integral Culture," concerned with spiritual transformation, ecological sustainability, and the worth of the feminine. Integral psychology Integral psychology is psychology that presents an all-encompassing holistic rather than an exclusivist or reductive approach. It includes both lower, ordinary, and spiritual or transcendent states of consciousness. Important writers in the field of integral psychology are Sri Aurobindo, Indra Sen, Haridas Chaudhuri, Brant Cortright and Ken Wilber. Sen and Cortright closely follow Sri Aurobindo, while Chaudhuri and Wilber each present very different theories. Sri Aurobindo and Integral Yoga psychology[edit] Independently of Sen, N.

Establishing the Integral Paradigm and the future of Integral Politics, Zakariyya Ishaq Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Zakariyya Ishaq is a writer who has just completed his first book on the subject of spiritual cosmology. An original new theory he feels can rival any: THE ELLIPSE: THE FALL AND RISE OF THE HUMAN SOUL: SECRETS OF THE COSMOS. In addition to being a writer he is a musician, computer professional, and community activist. He is a Graduate of Devry University in Digital Electronic Technology. Ishaq has been a mystical seeker of enlightenment for 30 years, a member of 3 Sufi Orders: and has studied formally and informally Buddhism, Vedanta Cosmology, Cabala, Taoism, Sufism, Integral Philosophy, and various other mystic esoteric and exoteric schools of thought.

Withdrawing our consent John Michael Greer critiquing Globalize Liberation [The following critique full of provocative ideas for the environmental community is a personal letter printed with the author's permission to circulate it widely. But to identify the people and context: The author is John Michael Greer, who explains quite a lot about himself in the letter. We've also put a bio at the end of the letter. The recipients are Patrick Reinsborough and James John Bell, members of the smartMeme collaborative, the activist-oriented message-and-media consultants.

Boomeritis Boomeritis: A Novel That Will Set You Free is a polemical 2002 novel by American philosopher Ken Wilber principally designed to explain Wilber's integral theory and to explain his concept of "Boomeritis". Wilber characterizes this as the deadly combination of a modern liberal, egalitarian worldview with a deep unquestioned narcissism commonly held by Baby Boomers and their children. Summary[edit] View topic - Integral Paradigm What is troubling us is the tendency to believe that the mind is like a little man within.-- remarks to John Wisdom, quoted in Zen and the Work of WIttgenstein by Paul Weinpaul in The Chicago Review Vol. 12, (1958:70)Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.-- Notebooks 1914-1916 (1961)Philosophy is not a theory but an activity. [...] The world and life are one. [...] The subject does not belong to the world, but it is a limit of the world.-- Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1922)Every explanation is after all an hypothesis.-- Philosophical Occasions 1912-1951 (1993)I did not get my picture of the world by satisfying myself of its correctness; nor do I have it because I am satisfied of its correctness. No: it is the inherited background against which I distinguish between true and false. [...] PAGE 5 viewtopic.php?f=7&t=5220&start=80 ; PAGE 6 viewtopic.php?

7 Habits of Highly Authentic People 40Share Hello Fitlifers! Welcome to another Mindset Monday. Integral Institute The Integral Institute is a think-tank founded in 1998 by American author Ken Wilber. The purpose of the Institute is to gather and attempt to integrate the various viewpoints found in a number of major fields of knowledge.[1] For example, the Integral Institute currently has a number of branches including Integral psychology, Integral business, Integral politics, Integral medicine, Integral education, Integral ecology and sustainability,[2] Integral law and criminal justice, Integral art, and Integral spirituality. This attempt to integrate the knowledge base of a particular field is based on the notion that differing opinions are often true but partial versions of actual reality. Various schools of thought in a particular subject, then, rather than being winner-take-all competitors, are seen as unique but partial contributors to a more realistic or Integral whole. Integral Research Center[edit]

Integral theory consciousness Ken Wilber Journal of Consciousness Studies, 4 (1), February 1997, pp. 71-92 Copyright, 1997, Imprint Academic Abstract: An extensive data search among various types of developmental and evolutionary sequences yielded a `four quadrant' model of consciousness and its development (the four quadrants being intentional, behavioural, cultural, and social). Each of these dimensions was found to unfold in a sequence of at least a dozen major stages or levels. Combining the four quadrants with the dozen or so major levels in each quadrant yields an integral theory of consciousness that is quite comprehensive in its nature and scope. This model is used to indicate how a general synthesis and integration of twelve of the most influential schools of consciousness studies can be effected, and to highlight some of the most significant areas of future research.

Moorish Civiletter Excerpt from Moors and Masonry by Abdullah El Talib Mosi Bey Noble Drew Ali Removes the Scimitar by teaching the Moors that they are not Negro, Colored or Black as the Moors have been classified as such in the United States Census from 1790 to 2010 and as Black in the Federal Race and Ethnic Standards for Statistics and Administrative Reporting (Directive #15) by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (European Shriner wearing Moorish Fez) In 1913, Noble Drew Ali began the battle of political tug – of – war by establishing the Old Cannanite Temple in Newark, New Jersey and the Moorish Divine and National Movement in 1916 to restore the Moorish Nationality, Moorish Birthright Inherited Land and Moorish Sovereignty. He taught the Moors in the United States that they are not negro, colored and black.

An Integral Approach to Project Management Brad McManus & Ron Cacioppe Brad McManus Abstract Ron Cacioppe Projects are an important management approach to improving organisational effectiveness.