11 12, 2018

Beyond Promoting Climate Change & Consciousness: Findhorn Foundation Lives the Change it Wants to See in the World

By |2018-12-11T15:35:16+00:00December 11th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, Contexting, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, H. Research, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

We are trying an experiment in the Findhorn Foundation and Community. We wanted to engage the greater Findhorn Community with the importance of the upcoming conference on Climate Change & Consciousness 2019. cCC2019 cCHALLENGE Think Cosmically  Feel Globally   Act Locally  Inspired by Prof. Karen O’Brien and her cCHANGE team from University of Oslo, [...]

1 11, 2018

Can Collective Intelligence Arise Without Collectiveness?

By |2018-12-16T20:36:26+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 |2018-12-16T20:37:53+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 |2018-12-16T20:38:42+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 [...]

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|2 Comments

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 [...]

25 07, 2018

Ecovillage Youth & Elders Explore 6 Questions

By |2018-07-26T11:29:36+00:00July 25th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inner, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

One of the tensions most cities face is how to create the conditions for multiple generations to speak together. In an Ecovillage which is at a smaller scale of “human hive” than a city, the generational tensions can seem even more intense, because people are closer together in time and space on an everyday [...]

23 07, 2018

Integral City Talks on IDA Radio, Tallinn Estonia

By |2018-07-26T11:35:55+00:00July 23rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Panarchy, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

In July 2018 Marilyn Hamilton visited Tallinn, Estonia. Marilyn talks with Estonian urban activist and imagineer, Teele Pehk about the roots and branches of Integral City. They have a lively discussion about the following topics. How she has developed her ideas from a small city in Canada near Vancouver; along with Seattle, Portland [...]

7 07, 2018

How Can We See the Green to Yellow Transition Happening in Individuals & Groups?

By |2018-07-07T12:08:53+00:00July 7th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

Not many people in the world have yet had the opportunity to develop towards the Integral Perspective. In the Netherlands, at this moment, as a rich country which has developed Orange-Green and is expressing a relatively healthy Green, several Yellow individuals and organisations can be found. In this section I will describe various characteristics [...]