Category Archives: integral

Mulling over Turquoise – what the ‘bible’ says. Part 2

Here comes the second installment of my revisiting of the section of Beck and Cowan’s Spiral Dynamics dealing with the Turquoise vMEME, this time about what shows up when the system is fully developed. The sections in italics are quoted … Continue reading

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Mulling over Turquoise – what the ‘bible’ says. Part 1

After so much conversation about Turquoise at last week’s EuroConfab, I couldn’t resist returning to the truly excellent Spiral Dynamics bible by Beck and Cowan, to revisit what they had to say about it. So much of it is already … Continue reading

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Mental models – they come, they go, and occasionally they revisit

I haven’t been busy much with mental models lately – too immersed in witnessing the subtle shifts in my own energy metabolism and engaging dialogically with the world. But I’ve been reminded twice already this month (and it’s only mid-April … Continue reading

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Women Moving the Edge 10 – The presence of Ria’s book

Throughout the gathering, all the women present experienced deep, visceral learning that didn’t come from a cognitive space. It wasn’t about models and theories – there were no presentations or teachings. But this women’s circle and its underlying process has … Continue reading

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Women Moving the Edge – 10th gathering, in Belgium

Much to my delight and anticipation, we are gearing up for another gathering of Women Moving the Edge in Belgium, on March 11-14 2011. We will be holding it at Kasteel Nieuwenhoven, one of my favourite places at the moment. … Continue reading

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The evolution of knowing – Part 2: When knowing becomes whole…

The ideas that I wish to introduce here have been brought together in a manuscript – a work-in-progress – being stewarded into articulation on behalf of humanity by my sister-in-evolution Ria Baeck. For a good many years, Ria has taken … Continue reading

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On roles, souls, & fields – thoughts about integral organisation

If there is one thing humanity needs to learn at this point in history, it is how to live and work together constructively. With so much attention being paid to technological solutions to every imaginable problem and personal development for … Continue reading

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Grass roots collaboration – invisible integral

I just found out about Transitions – a grass-roots model adopted to respond to the twin challenges of Peak Oil and Climate Change. I am particularly impressed that their website is a wiki. What first caught my attention was the … Continue reading

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