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1 11, 2018

Can Collective Intelligence Arise Without Collectiveness?

By |2018-11-01T13:07:35+00:00November 1st, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Ever since I embarked on the journey of discovering what an Integral City might mean, I have anticipated that the city would be the site where human collective intelligence is most likely to unfold. Why? Because it is where we are gathered together in collectives – i.e. families, groups, teams, departments, organizations, sectors, neighbourhoods, [...]

30 10, 2018

Allelujah Sanctuary!! From Alone with God to Together with God

By |2018-10-30T17:05:22+00:00October 30th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Spiritual intelligence, Voices|0 Comments

I have had a daily meditation practice since 1984 when I returned to Canada from living abroad. I took the training for TM, learning that the benefits of meditation accrue after regular and extended practice. Being an Eldest Daughter, I had the quality of dedication deeply ingrained in my psyche. So, I set [...]

29 10, 2018

4 Voices of Taizé: 4 Voices of Integral City

By |2018-10-29T17:45:36+00:00October 29th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Spirituality, Voices|0 Comments

Since I have moved to Findhorn Foundation Ecovillage in February 2018, I have committed to two collective practices both of which start my day. The first starts at 8am in the Nature Sanctuary (the second practice is Sanctuary which I will write about in the next blog). Taizé is a beautiful tradition of [...]

18 09, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2018: Wholing, Including, Emerging, Evolving

By |2018-09-23T12:05:56+00:00September 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Place. It should be noted that, at the same time as this [Integral City 4 quadrant] framework has evolved, a number of other city specialists have [...]

15 09, 2018

Edmonton is Evolving

By |2018-09-15T12:14:31+00:00September 15th, 2018|Action, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

This blog is contributed by Beth Sanders MCP RPP, Founder of Populus and Meshworker of the Year 2013, Leader in Integral City Core Team and Global Constellation. How do we welcome more people and new homes in our older neighborhoods?  This is the question behind a project in Edmonton, Canada, to develop an action [...]

9 09, 2018

The All-Inclusive Neighborhood

By |2018-09-18T10:34:39+00:00September 9th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

This is an introduction to an integral-holistic approach for transformation to sustainable communities by Patricia van der Haak and Carla Onderdelinden, Co-Founders of Transitiereizen, The Netherlands. Organizing abundance and sustainability You probably know the concept of the all inclusive holiday with as much food, sunshine, and swimming as you wish? The impact of the all [...]

18 08, 2018

Sustaining, Improving, Evolving, Propagating Integral Cities

By |2018-08-18T12:41:17+00:00August 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research|0 Comments

This is Part 2 of a 2-part interview by Alain Gauthier with Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City Meshworks. AG: In what ways has the Integral City work become self-sustaining, self-improving, self-evolving and self-propagating? MH: I would say the work has become self-sustaining because it seems to have captured the many but partial [...]

18 08, 2018

Sharing the Roots of Integral City

By |2018-08-18T12:30:15+00:00August 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences|0 Comments

This interview (in 2 parts) with Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City Meshworks took place in August 2018 after the Integral Europe Conference. Interviewer Alain Gauthier has recently moved to Portland Oregon and is curious about how Integral City frameworks might inform the ways he wishes to serve the city.  Alain has a most [...]

26 07, 2018

Tallinn’s Telliskivi “Creative City” Most Popular Uber Destination

By |2018-07-26T11:27:33+00:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tallinn Old Town is an intriguing, magical, historic location full of turrets, castle walls and Hanseatic architecture that used to make it the most popular tourist attraction for the many tourists who visit by land and sea in the summer months. But Old Town has been replaced by Telliskivi, Tallinn’s Creative City as the [...]