20 03, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – March 2019: Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?

By |2019-03-28T09:30:33+00:00March 20th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Enlivening Edge, Integral Maps|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 Planet. … when we look at the scale of life on this planet, we notice that cities as human systems are in the center of the [...]

19 03, 2019

Evidence for Big Bite & Hope for Gaia?

By |2019-03-19T20:44:31+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Meshworking|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

19 03, 2019

Integral City Maps, Intelligences, Emergent Practices for Gaia

By |2019-03-19T20:39:58+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

19 03, 2019

Thought Experiments – Listening & Learning from Bees

By |2019-03-19T20:35:01+00:00March 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps|0 Comments

In early March I had an opportunity to explore the question, “Are Cities Evolving as Gaia’s Reflective Organs?” My audience was an erudite gathering of the online 3 Horizons University (3Huni for short). I proposed to explore the case for the evolution of cities, not as a bane on the Earth, but as a [...]

12 03, 2019

Tamarack: Open Letter from Integral City Beyond Resilient Beyond Smart

By |2019-03-15T06:38:47+00:00March 12th, 2019|Book 2, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

Dear Tamarack I was last with you in your Vancouver 2017 Conference, sharing my second book, Inquiry & Action, Designing Impact for the Human Hive. Earlier that year I was with you in Kitchener/Waterloo exploring Placecaring and Placemaking in your Collective Impact Conference. This letter is to renew and continue an inspiring partnership - [...]

19 02, 2019

Welcome to the Restaurant at the end of ccc19 cChallenge

By |2019-02-19T13:18:00+00:00February 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry|0 Comments

After 30 days of cChallenge experience, our Meta-Findhorn cChallengers gathered to celebrate and talk about our experiences on  Feb. 7 with a World Cafe (not quite the Restaurant at the End of the Universe for fans of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)- but we enjoyed enough libations and eco-friendly treats to generate lively conversation! (For details [...]

2 02, 2019

Meta-Findhorn 4+1 Voices Think Cosmically, Feel Globally, Act Locally

By |2019-02-19T13:18:58+00:00February 2nd, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

One of the “meta-challenges” of the cChallenge opportunity that attracted me was the opportunity to view the cChallenge in the context of a “meta-community”. I was curious if we would attract participation from what I call the 4+1 Voices of the Human Hive; namely, Citizens, Civic Managers, Business/Innovators and the Third Sector – plus [...]

19 01, 2019

cChallenge Draws On & Creates MetaCapitals

By |2019-02-19T13:21:03+00:00January 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Learning Lhabitat, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|1 Comment

I tend to be a big picture thinker. So, when I survey all the cChallenges that are underway with the ccc19cChallenge, I recognize that we are drawing on resources or capitals that arise from the larger community that I call Meta-Findhorn. My colleague Sean Esborn-Hargens of MetaIntegral has identified 10 Capitals that most [...]

4 01, 2019

The Manifesto of New Sincerity

By |2019-01-04T20:01:07+00:00January 4th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Reframing|2 Comments

We are moved to start 2019 with the publication of  The Manifesto of New Sincerity, written by Oleg Lega. In a year when so many commitments are being drafted, challenged and made, this Manifesto calls forth the qualities that our Book 3, Integral City 3.7 proposes are needed to reframe our complex challenges: Caring, Contexting [...]

19 12, 2018

The Knowing Field and Constellating for the Collective

By |2018-12-19T20:39:02+00:00December 19th, 2018|C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures, Systemic Constellation Work|0 Comments

by Diana Claire Douglas, Founder of Knowing Field Designs Systemic Constellation Work is a philosophy, a body of teachings, and an experiential and embodied process used to explore questions or issues, to test propositions and to design with the emerging future. There is a new branch of Systemic Constellation Work emerging—an evolution of Family [...]